Michael Stone

Examines corporate governance, securities regulation and judicial ethics

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Michael Stone

University at Albany
Department: Institute for Financial Market Regulation

Corporate governance; securities regulation, judicial ethics

Campus phone: (212) 790-0257
Campus email: mikestone09@aol.com


Michael H. Stone is a senior fellow at The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cardozo.

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 in April 1982, Professor Stone was Chief Attorney, Branch of Enforcement at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. From 1973 to 1977, Professor Stone served as a law clerk in the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

He 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. He 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 Professor Stone is a member of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility.

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. Professor Stone teaches Ethics for the Business Attorney at Cardozo.

Stone also serves as co-director at UAlbany's Institute for Financial Market Regulation.