Adjunct Professor of Law and Senior Fellow
The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Michael H. Stone is a senior fellow at The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. Mr. Stone teaches ethics for the Business Attorney at Cardozo.
Most recently, he was a managing director and general counsel of Morgan Stanley Individual Investment Group (formerly Morgan Stanley Dean Witter) and interim chief legal officer of Morgan Stanley & Co. Prior to joining Dean Witter, Mr. Stone was chief attorney, branch of enforcement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. From 1973 to 1977, Mr. Stone also served as a law clerk in the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.
Mr. Stone is a past president of the Compliance and Legal Division, Executive Committee of the Securities Industry Association (SIA), now SIFMA and served on the SIA’s Federal Regulation Committee. Previously, he served on the Associate of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on Professional & Judicial Ethics, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Business Conduct Committee.
Mr. Stone presently serves on the mediation panel for the Federal District Court in the Eastern District of New York and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York Committee on Professional Responsibility. He is also a member of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility.