Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business

2011-2012 NYU Law and Social Enterprise Fellow

Paul Rodríguez is currently the Law and Social Enterprise Fellow at New York University School of Law. His experience related to the field of Social Enterprise includes having served as Chair, and currently on the Advisory Committee, of the Yale Law Social Entrepreneurs, serving as Editor and Executive Editor of Production of the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal, and working on several economic development and social enterprise projects through internships with Endeavor, the Yale Law School Economic Development Clinic, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP. Paul holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and served four years as a staffer to U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, where his responsibilities included transportation and infrastructure development, labor, and homeland security.

Paul’s research focuses on the history of mission-driven, for-profit enterprises in the United States, organizational theory, and legislative initiatives aimed at encouraging/regulating innovation, economic development and social enterprise.