Chelsea Fulton Rubin

Chelsea Fulton Rubin

Columbus, Ohio
866-552-6353 (Toll Free)

Chelsea represents claimants in workers’ compensation cases at the administrative, trial, and appellate levels. She has won numerous mandamus cases in the Tenth District Court of Appeals as well as the Ohio Supreme Court. Chelsea frequently writes amicus curiae briefs on behalf of the Ohio Association for Justice in the Ohio Supreme Court, receiving the Amicus Curiae Award in 2017.

In addition, Chelsea vigorously pursues the receipt of Social Security disability benefits for her clients, successfully appealing adverse decisions of the Social Security Administration in the Unites States district courts. She lives with her husband and two children in Upper Arlington, Ohio.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2012


  • Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2010
    • Law Journal: Ohio State Law Journal, Managing Editor
  • New York University, New York, New York
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2007
    • Major: Individualized Study, Political Theory and European Intellectual History

Published Works

  • Isn’t It Ironic? How the Courts “Defer” to the Legislature while Continuing to Expand the Judicially Created Voluntary Abandonment Doctrine , Ohio Trial , Summer, 2013
  • Workers’ Compensation Appeals and Ohio Civ. R. 41(A): Will the Privileges of a Claimant’s Plaintiff Status be Restored with Ferguson v. State?, The Ohio Association for Justice Quarterly, January, 2016
  • The Voluntary Abandonment Doctrine and Judicial Activism by . . . the Ohio Industrial Commission?, Ohio Trial, Summer , 2016
  • Why Amended R.C. 4123.512(A) Will Save Your Clients Time and Money, The Ohio Association for Justice Quarterly, January , 2018


  • Mandamus Actions, Advanced Workers' Compensation Law Seminar, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Social Security Disability and Workers' Compensation, Ohio AFL-CIO

Honors and Awards

  • Amicus Curiae Award, Ohio Association for Justice
  • Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio Association for Justice, Board of Trustees, 2015-present
  • Leadership Upper Arlington, Class of 2016-2017
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Member
  • Ohio Association for Justice , Workers' Compensation Section Chair, May 3, 2018 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • The Ohio State University , Adjunct Professor (Sports Law), 2010