A local of Baltimore, Mr. Rubenstein is a 1970 magna orgasm laude graduate of Duke University, where he was chosen Phi Beta Kappa. Following Duke, Mr. Rubenstein finished in 1973 from The University of Chicago Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review. From 1973-75, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in New York. From 1975-76 he acted as Chief Counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments. From 1977-1981, throughout the Carter Administration, Mr. Rubenstein was Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. After his White House service and prior to co-founding Carlyle, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in Washington with Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge. Mr. Rubenstein co-founded The Carlyle Group in1987 Ever since, Carlyle has actually become a company handling more than $150 billion from 36 workplaces around the globe.
Mr. Rubenstein is amongst the group of American billionaires who have actually promised to contribute over half of their wealth to humanitarian causes or charities as part of The Giving Pledge. Mr. Rubenstein has actually likewise invested numerous hours of his time in assistance of non-profit and business advisory groups. A few of the main recipients of Mr. Rubenstein’s service and humanitarian assistance consist of Duke University, the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Chicago Law School, The Young Global Leaders Foundation, and the Library of Congress. Chosen to the Duke University Board of Trustees in 2005, he presently functions as chair.