Ronald Stubblefield, M.S.
Second-Year Law Student, New York University School of Law and Neighborhood Legal Fellow, New York City Department of Small Business Services (New York, New York)
Ronald Stubblefield is currently a second-year student at the New York University School of Law, where he is a Jacobson Law and Business Fellow. Ronald is originally from Washington DC. He graduated from Morehouse College, where he earned a B.S. in Physics, and Stanford University, where he earned a M.S. in Management Science and Engineering with a concentration in finance, strategy and decision analysis and policy modeling.
While at Stanford, Ronald designed and implemented financial models and strategic plans for a variety of colleges, financial institutions, non-profit organizations, political campaigns, and foreign governments. Ronald has also served as the National Treasurer of the National Black Law Students Association and as the National Finance Chairman and Vice-Chair for the National Society of Black Engineers. Ronald also helped organize and coordinate the legal and jail support team for Millions March NYC and was named the 2014-15 NEBLSA Activist of the Year and the 2014-15 National Black Law Student Association’s Oliver J. Hill Social Consciousness Award winner for his efforts.
In addition to his organizational leadership, Ronald has interned for Davis Polk, where he was recognized for his work in editing the 2015 edition of the swap treatise entitled OTC Derivatives Regulation Under Dodd-Frank: A Guide to Registration, Reporting, Business Conduct, and Clearing. He was also named a Consensus Scholar by MIT Media Lab’s for his thoughts on the role Bitcoin can play in economically building up the African American community. Ronald has also worked for General Electric, NEC China Laboratories, Bank of America, Credit Suisse and Stanford Consulting. Additionally, he currently serves as a Neighborhood Legal Fellow in the NYC Department of Small Business where he advises business improvement districts on legal and business affairs and as a volunteer coordinator for the Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign.
Ron’s specific areas of interest from a legal perspective include financial regulatory work, securities, tax, educational policy, civil rights, nonprofit corporate governance and small business development. Additionally, Ron is also an avid jazz fan, kick boxer, basketball player, and cook.