Mr. Stone has been instrumental in securing significant recoveries and sweeping reforms from numerous publicly-traded companies and other large institutions. Prior to joining Johnson Fistel, Mr. Stone practiced complex civil litigation with two Atlanta-based litigation boutique firms, representing individuals and businesses in shareholder and consumer class action litigation and shareholder derivative litigation.
Areas of Practice: Mr. Stone practices complex civil litigation with a focus on securities and consumer fraud class action litigation and shareholder derivative litigation. He has litigated cases in both federal and state courts throughout the country, and has experience with all aspects of trial practice and discovery, including trial preparation and appeals.
Professional Qualifications: Mr. Stone was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2007. He is currently admitted to practice before the following courts:
- The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- The United States District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia
- All courts in the State of Georgia
Education and Awards: Mr. Stone received his Juris Doctor degree from the Georgia State University College of Law in 2007. During law school, he received CALI Awards for Excellence in Trial Practice in Research, Writing, Advocacy, and Criminal Law, interned with a judge, and studied for a term at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, completing courses focusing on arbitration. Prior to law school, he was a legal assistant for a large law firm in Atlanta during breaks from college. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors from the University of Georgia’s Honors Program in Athens, Georgia, where he published an honors thesis on American and European antitrust law.