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Ruben Cruz, the founder and principal of Cruz & Associates, has devoted his career to championing the rights of the injured in Georgia and Arizona. Hailing from a family of Cuban exhiles, Ruben intimately understands the sacrifices and obstacles immigrants face in the United States. Inspired by the numerous hardships that his own family faced, Ruben is dedicated to serve the Hispanic community professionally and through active civic engagement.

For almost four decades, Ruben Cruz has represented the injured in courtrooms throughout the country, securing verdicts and settlements for thousands of clients.  He holds law licenses in Georgia, Florida and Arizona.

Ruben earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial management from Georgia Institute of Technology and later went on to simultaneously earn an MBA and Juris Doctorate at Georgia State University.

Ruben is committed to elevating his community proudly serving organizations that work to empower Latino youth through education and leadership development. Ruben serves on boards such as HoPe (Hispanic Organization Promoting Education) and the Latin American Association’s CEO Roundtable. He is also the visionary behind the Alcanzando Un Sueño Scholarship Program, which has invested over half a million dollars in first-year scholarships for aspiring college students from Latino communities in Georgia and Arizona. This program has positively impacted over fifty first-generation college students by providing essential financial support for their first year of college. In addition to his involvement in the scholarship program, Ruben donates his time and resources to several community organizations, including the Be a Leader Foundation, Kid’s Chance, Habitat For Humanity, Doctor Without Borders, United Way, and Atlanta Community Food Bank.  His commitment to service led to his recognition as one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia for three years in a row (2019, 2020, and 2021).

Ruben lives in Atlanta with his wife Taniela and children, Niko and Sofia. He enjoys indulging his passion for tennis, skiing, and water sports.