Daniel Stone

Associate, New York

Dan is an experienced litigator with a focus on the resolution of complex, high-stakes business disputes through litigation in federal and state courts, arbitration and mediation. He counsels clients in sectors ranging from healthcare to financial services in a wide variety of matters, including disputes relating to corporate governance, commercial contracts, and mergers and acquisitions. Dan has extensive experience in drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, preparing witnesses, taking and defending depositions, and managing discovery with a focus on positioning clients to win at trial.

Dan’s engagements include:

  • Successfully representing a leading private equity firm in a ten-day trial in Delaware Chancery Court responding to allegations that they had mismanaged a portfolio company to the detriment of the company’s common shareholders
  • Representing an ad-hoc committee of bondholders in litigation arising from a sovereign default
  • Representing young adults in New York State prisons in connection with a consent decree mandating that they be provided the education they are entitled to
  • Counseling a private equity firm in connection with ex-employees’ violation of their non-competition agreements
  • Representing a startup healthcare company in a contract dispute with their principal vendor
  • Representing a company’s director in connection with allegations of misdeeds by the company’s former CEO
  • Counseling a corporate investigator in connection with an SEC insider trading probe
  • Evaluating and valuing numerous litigations, arbitrations, and adversary proceedings in connection with potential investments by a litigation funder
  • New York University School of Law, J.D., Magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Allen Scholar; Development Editor, Annual Survey of American Law
  • Yale University, B.A., History
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court: Eastern District of New York
  • Hon. Janet C. Hall, U.S. District Court: Connecticut