A partner in the Litigation Department, Eric Alan Stone has a broad civil litigation practice, including in the areas of commercial disputes, corporate governance, employment litigation, patent litigation, product liability, antitrust, insurance coverage and professional malpractice.
Significant representations include:
- A leading biotechnology company in patent litigation over some of the foundational patents for modern recombinant DNA techniques.
- A leading technology and services company in employment litigation.
- Multiple private equity funds in litigation regarding the purchase or sale of various portfolio companies.
- A leading financial-services and insurance company in litigation with its former chairman.
- A major medical device manufacturer in a series of product liability class actions and antitrust cases.
- Trustees of a State's largest municipal pension plans in an action against their former actuaries.
- A leading insurance company in litigation regarding business interruption claims.
- A law firm in connection with allegations arising out of the settlement of pharmaceutical litigation.
- A telecommunications provider in an arbitration in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Mr. Stone also maintains an active pro bono practice, and is a Trustee of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. His pro bono representations include:
- Managing the Firm's representation of veterans in seeking benefits from the Veterans Administration, in alliance with the City Bar Justice Center and other national law firms.
- Helping New Jersey's poorest public-school children gain access to government data that will help ensure they receive the education they need and to which they are entitled.
- Representing a class of homeless persons living with HIV in a class-action settlement with a New York City hotel.
- Representing persons living with HIV in individual actions for wrongful disclosure of their confidential medical information.
- Representing the New York City Board of Correction in evaluating proposed regulations for New York City's jail system.
Mr. Stone served as a notes and comments editor of the New York University Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Before law school, Mr. Stone participated in the New York City Urban Fellows program, working at the New York City Department of Correction.