Ronald R. Jewell

Ronald R. Jewell


New York, NY
Phone: 212.808.2735    Fax: 212.286.9806

Ronald Jewell displays “comprehensive knowledge of the deal issues,” and “impresses market sources with his intelligence and pragmatism at the negotiating table.” - Chambers USA

Ronald R. Jewell is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the New York office. Mr. Jewell advises corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, financings, and joint ventures and represents private equity, hedge, mezzanine, debt and distressed funds in their investment activities. He also has experience in counseling directors and special committees in general corporate and corporate governance matters.

His practice covers a broad range of industry sectors, including consumer products, apparel, textiles, retail, life science and health care, telecommunications and media, equipment leasing, manufacturing, construction, natural resources, industrial chemicals, defense, and transportation. Mr. Jewell’s experience encompasses numerous cross-border transactions, including the involvement of Latin America, where he has been active in representing international hedge funds in portfolio investments, and corporate clients in joint ventures, acquisitions, and licensing and distribution arrangements. He also is a member of the firm’s team U.S.-India practice, particularly with respect to cross-border transactions.

Prior to joining Pepper Hamilton, Mr. Jewell was a partner with Dechert LLP in New York. He was an attorney with the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Office of the General Counsel, Office of Foreign Assets Control) and an attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Division of Corporation Finance).


  • B.A., Loyola College, 1971
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law, 1975, articles editor, University of Baltimore Law Review
  • LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, 1977

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Practice Areas