Assaf Ronen, Director
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY
Received JD June ‘01
Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
P.H.D. Program in Business, Academic year ’94- ‘95
New York University, New York, NY
Anthropology major, Received BA December ‘93
Legal Counsel, Tradeweb Markets, LLC
1177 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
September '09- August '12
Served as in-house counsel to company that provided an electronic trading system for securities and other financial products. Was responsible for all legal matters pertaining to the company, including drafting and negotiation of legal agreements.
Associate, D’amato & Lynch
70 Pine St., New York, NY
Spring '03- March '09
Specialized in insurance and securities law. Case management included D&O Liability Insurance Policies, Fidelity Bonds and LMU’s. Responsibilities included review of policies/pleadings in order to make determination of coverage or allocation of claims, drafting of coverage memoranda, and correspondence with clients and defendant/plaintiff counsel. Assisted in negotiation of settlements.
Law Clerk, D’amato & Lynch
70 Pine St., New York, NY
Summer '00- Summer '01
Provided support and assistance for attorneys in a major securities and insurance law firm, specializing in directors & officers liability representation and litigation. Conducted case law research on Lexis, CourtLink, and Westlaw databases and assisted in drafting legal memoranda. Performed financial research including historical stock quotes for specific class periods; obtained and analyzed SEC filings. Composed Excel charts reflecting financial data for presentation to attorneys. Produced settlement matrices. Proofread / cite checked documents in preparation for official correspondence and court filing. Acted as liaison between attorneys and administrative staff.
Consultant, Ronen Economics
40 West 4th St. New York, NY
Winter '99 - Present
Work related to damage analysis performed in connection with securities litigation support and expert witness reports. Responsibilities included review of legal documents, SEC filings, press releases and news items, and assistance in the financial analysis of pertinent data for the purpose of computing estimated damages. Analyzed trading data for the purpose of determining damaged shares. Assisted in the analysis of the impacts of different events on market prices and the parsing of their relative effects in order to properly quantify the quantum of the portion of the price drop attributable to the alleged fraud.
4 Carter Lane, Monsey, NY
Winter '95 - Winter '98
Responsibilities included managing and acting as a liaison between linguistic and computer specialists from various academic and professional institutions who were employed by the Gedanken Corporation. Responsibilities also included creation of systemic codification for entire English dictionary.
Proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Powerpoint, CAD and SAS. Very experienced in manipulation of LexisNexis and Westlaw research databases.
Member of the New York State Bar.