Abraham Y. Skoff, Partner
Moses & Singer LLP
Abraham Y. (Avi) Skoff is a Partner and Co-chair of Moses & Singer’s Litigation practice, and Chair of the firm’s Business Torts/Unfair Competition practice. Avi focuses on complex civil litigation and has been involved in a number of major, newsworthy cases. He served as Assistant U.S. Attorney and Deputy Chief of the Civil Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York, and has litigated cases in courts throughout the country. Avi has significant experience in a broad range of practice areas, including litigation involving trade secrets, noncompete agreements, health care, and entertainment, among others. He is an experienced trial lawyer, has represented parties in complex, multiple forum litigation, and has extensive experience in litigating injunctive proceedings. Avi is rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in New York Super Lawyers® since 2006.
John A. Stone, Partner
Decotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP
John Stone is a partner in DeCotiis’ New Jersey and New York offices. Mr. Stone’s practice focuses on complex business matters, including trade secret and other intellectual property litigation, and unfair competition and tortious interference claims, as well as construction and land use disputes and intra-company disputes.
Mr. Stone received his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College, his J.D. from the University of Richmond, Virginia, and studied International Law at Cambridge University. Mr. Stone has given Continuing Legal Education seminars on trade secrets, trade dress, and theft-of-ideas, and is co-chair of the ABA’s Trade Secrets Subcommittee, and co-editor of the ABA’s Intellectual Property Newsletter.