Ronald H. Rosenberg

Ronald Rosenberg


Ronald H. Rosenberg was the Chancellor Professor of Law and associate dean for academic affairs and associate dean for graduate programs at William & Mary Law School before retiring in 2020. During this time, he authored numerous books, casebooks and articles in the areas of environmental law, land use, property and local government law. One of his law review articles was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in its 2013 Koontz vs. St. Johns Water Management Authority case. Rosenberg was appointed by two Virginia governors to the state-level Chesapeake Bay Local Assistance Board and the Offshore Wind Development Authority. In addition, he also served on the James City County and York County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals in the Williamsburg area and in Albemarle County. He has lectured on the nuances of the Dillon’s Rule governing local autonomy in Virginia municipalities.