Gregory Fleming

Visiting Lecturer in Law (fall term) and Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Corporate Law


Gregory J. Fleming is a Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Corporate Law at Yale Law School. He is a leading authority in the global financial services industry and the former President of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley Investment Management. 

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Yale Law School, 1988

B.A., Colgate University, 1985

Courses Taught


  • Ethics in Law and Markets
  • Financial Markets and Corporate Law Clinic

Gregory J. Fleming is a Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Corporate Law at Yale Law School. He is a leading authority in the global financial services industry and the former President of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He joined Morgan Stanley in February 2010 and left in early 2016. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Fleming served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Merrill Lynch from June of 2007 to early 2009. Previously Mr. Fleming ran Merrill Lynch’s Global Investment Banking business and joined Merrill Lynch as an investment banker in 1992. He also had been a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Mr. Fleming is a director of Colgate University, a member of the Board of Advisors for the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, a Director on Turn2 Foundation Board, a Trustee at Deerfield Academy and a member of the Ronald McDonald House Board of Directors. He is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate in economics from Colgate University and received his J.D. from Yale Law School.