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Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
National Basketball Association

Dan Rube joined the NBA in 1995 and currently serves as the league's Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.

Rube’s principal responsibilities include collective bargaining with the National Basketball Players Association, management of the NBA’s salary cap system, and the formulation and implementation of league revenue-sharing policies. In addition to his work in these areas, Rube is responsible for implementing the NBA’s agreement with FIBA, basketball’s world governing body, and for overseeing the structuring and administration of league-wide benefit programs for players, coaches, and team executives. Rube also works on projects for the NBA Board of Governors and on competition-related matters.

Prior to joining the NBA, Rube served as a law clerk for the Hon. Robert Cowen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and worked as a litigation associate at the New York law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and the Philadelphia law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll. Rube received his B.A. from Amherst College in 1988 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1991.


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