Victor R. Rodríguez

Associate Research Scholar in Law and Eugene Ludwig/Robert M. Cover Fellow in Law


Victor R. Rodríguez is an Associate Research Scholar in Law and Eugene Ludwig/Robert M. Cover Fellow in Law for the Community and Economic Development (CED) Clinic at Yale Law School. CED provides transactional legal services to organizations seeking to advance economic opportunity. CED’s clients include affordable housing developers, community development financial institutions, farms and farmer’s markets, fair housing advocates, and neighborhood associations. 

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B.A., Yale College, 1986
J.D., Columbia Law School, 1989

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Victor R. Rodríguez is an Associate Research Scholar in Law and Eugene Ludwig/Robert M. Cover Fellow in Law for the Community and Economic Development (CED) Clinic at Yale Law School. CED provides transactional legal services to organizations seeking to advance economic opportunity. CED’s clients include affordable housing developers, community development financial institutions, farms and farmer’s markets, fair housing advocates, and neighborhood associations. Before joining CED, he advised corporate clients on commercial matters, including merger & acquisitions, contractual disputes, antitrust investigations, and renewable energy project development. From 1995 to 2008, he was corporate counsel to a U.S. multinational energy corporation and its affiliates including assignments in Europe and Latin America. In 1995 he served as Advisor to the Department of Economic Development and Commerce of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company and in 2010-2012 served as the Governor Representative to the Advisory Council of the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust. Victor received his B.A. from Yale College and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.