Gregory Fleming

Visiting Lecturer in Law

(fall term)


Gregory J. Fleming is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is a leading authority in the global financial services industry and the Chief Executive Officer of Rockefeller Capital Management.

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Contact Information



Faculty Assistant


Alieta-Marie Lynch

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 at Yale Law School. He is a leading authority in the global financial services industry and the Chief Executive Officer of Rockefeller Capital Management, a role he has held since the firm, formerly known as Rockefeller & Co., launched in March 2018. Fleming is also a member of its Board of Directors.

Prior to leading Rockefeller Capital Management, Fleming was the President of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Before joining Morgan Stanley in 2010, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Merrill Lynch from 2007 to 2009, and previously ran Merrill Lynch’s Global Investment Banking business. Fleming joined Merrill Lynch as an investment banker in 1992. He had also been a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton.

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 and 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.