Ron was one of the earliest employees at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where he was an enforcement attorney in the Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending Division. He played an important role in building the new agency’s enforcement capabilities, created the standard format for all of the Office of Enforcement’s policies and procedures, and drafted many critical internal rules of operation such as the Enforcement Action Process and the NORA procedures. Ron has extensive knowledge of the Dodd-Frank Act and other consumer financial laws overseen by the CFPB.
Ron began his career by gaining extensive trial experience as a criminal prosecutor. He then spent seven years investigating and prosecuting securities law violations as senior special counsel at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and he was a managing director in the Legal and Compliance Department of Bear, Stearns & Co. Ron is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, California, Massachusetts, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania.