Ronald Filler is a former law professor and director of the Financial Services Law Institute at New York Law School (NYLS). He became a Professor Emeritus at NYLS in January 2020. In March 2021, he was named chair of the newly-named Ronald H. Filler Institute on Financial Services Law at NYLS.
Prior to joining the faculty of NYLS in 2008, Filler was a managing director in the Capital Markets Prime Services Division at Lehman Brothers, where he was responsible for business, legal and regulatory matters involving the global futures markets. Before that, he was a partner and member of the executive committee at Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz. He is a member of several industry boards and advisory committees, including the executive committee of the FIA Law & Compliance Division, on which he has served for the past 35+ years. He is also a member of the board of directors of the National Futures Association and is a public director of the board of directors and chair of the Nominating Committee and the Regulatory Oversight Committee of Swap-Ex.
More recently, Filler was a chair of the CFTC’s Global Markets Advisory Committee and a past public director and member of the Regulatory Oversight Committee of NYSE Liffe. Over his career, he has written extensively on a variety of issues facing the financial services and derivatives industries.