Ronald Jerome Tabak

Title:  Special Counsel

Company:  Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Location:  New York, NY United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1996)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Law, Marquis Who’s Who (1992-1993, 2007-2012)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Volunteer Service Award, Legal Aid Society (1984, 1997-1998, 2005, 2009)
  • Recipient, Thurgood Marshall Award, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1996)
  • Recipient, Helen L. Buttenweiser Award, The Fortune Society (1996)
  • Recipient, Thurgood Marshall Award, Bar Association of New York City (1998)
  • Recipient, New York Criminal Bar Association Award (2001)
  • Recipient, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Champions Social Justice & Equality Award, Black Law Students Association, Rutgers Law School (2003)
  • Recipient, President Pro Bono Service Award, New York State Bar Association (1985, 2005)
  • Recipient, Scales Justice Award, MFY Legal Service (2005)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Legal Service Award, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (2006)
  • Recipient, Robert F. Drinan Award for Distinguished Service, Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, American Bar Association (2014)
  • Recipient, Norman Redlich Capital Defense Distinguished Service Award , New York City Bar Association (2015)
  • Recipient, Eponym, Ronald J. Tabak Award, LatinoJustice PRLDEF


  • JD, Harvard University
  • Honorary BA, Yale University, Magna Cum Laude

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