Ms. Rubright’s primary area of focus is on civil rights and the defense of public employers and employees in government liability matters. In the course of her career, she has litigated multiple civil rights cases involving all aspects of policing, including deadly force, in addition to major employment discrimination cases in both state and federal courts involving race, sex, disability, and age discrimination, and many other types of claims. She also provides advice and counseling regarding federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and Title VII.
Prior to joining MRR, Ms. Rubright engaged in a life of public service with the City of Akron, first as an assistant prosecutor. Later, as assistant law director, she represented the city in litigation as well as directed both the Labor Relations Office and Personnel Department. Her career culminated in her role as the city’s Law Director.