Mike Stone is a member of the Advisory Board.  Mike was formerly 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, Mike was Chief Attorney, Branch of Enforcement at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. From 1973 to 1977, Mike 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.  Mike is also 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.

Mike currently serves as a Senior Fellow at The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and teaches as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School, where he teaches Ethics for the Business Attorney.


  • New York University, LL.M. (1978)
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D. (1974)
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A. (1968)

Bar Admission:

  • New York

Mike Stone

Advisory Board

Contact information:

80 Broad Street, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10004

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