Ralph M. Stone, the founding partner, is recognized as a leading lawyer in the securities litigation, investor rights, and international discovery fields. He has represented public and private companies, hedge funds, and other institutional investors in a wide variety of commercial litigation in courts around the country and in FINRA and American Arbitration Association arbitrations, on creditor committees in international bankruptcies, and in various other forums. He actively represents and advises private banks and other non-U.S. institutions in major securities litigation, and he regularly represents and advises them in various hedge fund disputes and matters arising from collapsed funds. He also represents securities industry whistleblowers before the SEC and CFTC, helping whistleblowers maintain their anonymity in presenting tips and helping them to secure financial awards as a result of their whistleblowing. In each of the past several years, Attorney Stone was listed in New York Super Lawyers®.