Ruben graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from Cardozo School of Law in June of 2010. At Cardozo, he was the Articles Editor for the Cardozo Journal of Public Law, Policy, and Ethics, as well as a student attorney in the Cardozo Criminal Defense Clinic. Ruben was a member of the Cardozo Advocates for Battered Women and the Latin American Law Students Association. Ruben spent his 2L year interning at The Innocence Project and his 2L summer at The Bronx Defenders. Ruben entered law school after years of running his own business in New York City. Ruben received his BFA from New York University where he majored in Film and Television.