Richard Berenson Stone is Professor Emeritus of Law at Columbia Law School. His principal areas of interest are corporate tax and real estate transactions.
Stone has held several legal roles in government. He managed all tax cases for the Supreme Court from 1972 to 1973. He also served as assistant to the attorney general, and he prepared briefs and made arguments before the Supreme Court.
He previously was in private practice at the Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. He also studied Talmudic law in Israel, and did graduate work at Merkaz Harav Kook (Talmudic Academy).