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Ronald J. Coleman (“RJ”) is a Program Attorney and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law, where he also hosts the “Compliance & Legal Risk” podcast, a collaboration between Georgetown Law and Ernst & Young (“EY”).  Before joining the law school, he was an associate for nearly seven years at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, where he handled a range of domestic and international matters.  A former Visiting Researcher on a McClellan Fellowship in the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative at the University of Oxford and a former Fellow of the Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas at Georgetown Law, he has presented for academic institutions and professional associations, organized over a dozen legal conferences, and his solo or co-authored work has been published or is forthcoming in law journals such as the Georgia Law ReviewTexas A&M Law ReviewLoyola of Los Angeles Law ReviewNebraska Law Review, and Buffalo Law Review, among others.  He has debated long-time co-author Paul F. Rothstein on the Confrontation Clause for, their joint scholarship on the Confrontation Clause has been featured on the “Excited Utterance” podcast, and their co-authored book on evidence with David Crump has been published by West Academic Publishing.  RJ is a member of the Bars in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania,* and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.

B.F.A., New York University (Tisch)
B.A., M.A., University of Cambridge
M.Sc., University of Oxford
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center


*Not authorized to practice law in the District of Columbia