September 20, 2006
Contracts Prof Weekly Spotlight: Ronald J. Colombo
B.S., Cornell University
J.D., New York University School of Law
focuses primarily on corporate and securities law and, more specifically, the application
of non-economic principles and norms to these fields. Before joining the Hofstra faculty in 2006, I served in the Complex Global Litigation Group of Morgan Stanley &
Co. Incorporated as Vice-President and Counsel. In this position, I supervised investigations,
litigations, and regulatory inquiries affecting Morgan Stanley’s investment
banking franchise. Prior to that, I practiced as a litigation associate at the New York office of
Sullivan & Cromwell, where, among other things, I represented corporate
and banking clients in civil and criminal investigations conducted by the
S.E.C., the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Federal Reserve Bank; in matters
before state courts, federal courts, and arbitration panels; and in appeals before
the Third Circuit, the D.C. Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. From 2000 – 2003, I also served on the Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics of the Association
of the Bar of the City of New York.
I graduated, magna cum laude, from
Notwithstanding my dedication to law
and teaching, my pride and joy remains my three children:
Isabella (4 yrs); Christina (2 yrs); and Ron Jr. (6 mos.).
And if any time remains after the day is done, I might be found in front of a television or radio watching or listening to a N.Y. Yankees ballgame.
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