Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm, has been committed from its founding to helping clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. The firm has participated in many of the groundbreaking cases defining Delaware corporate law, and its lawyers have long played crucial roles in drafting and amending the state’s influential business statutes. Clients, including local businesses, global law firms, and Fortune 500 companies, count on the firm’s exceptional service and deep, practical understanding of Delaware law.
AZA, or Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., is first and foremost a trial firm. Our nearly 50 lawyers have been in a trial roughly every month since 2016, despite courthouse closures because of Hurricane Harvey. We tried 15 cases in 2018. Our courtroom experience, our knowledge of what will matter to a jury or judge, and our command of trial technology permit us to do this efficiently. Being trial-ready also strongly influences settlement. Opponents recognize that with more than 225 trials under our belts, we have confidence in our position and our ability to advocate that position. In fact, AZA is often hired on the eve of trial, once it has become clear that the case must be tried.
Moses & Singer has a reputation for cutting edge, hands-on representation, integrity and the highest quality legal work, established over the many years since the firm was founded by Henry Moses and Henry Singer in 1919, to serve both Public National Bank and their private clients. The firm has played a central role in landmark cases and major transactions ever since, and is known for skill, creativity and aggressiveness, in representing banks, institutions and corporations, closely held businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurs, individuals and families, in a wide range of industries, transactions, disputes and counseling. Moses & Singer is known for providing the close attention and direct involvement of its key partners to client matters, which can result in cost effective, result-oriented representation, and aggressive, highly effective, focused problem solving and legal representation.
Travis Hunter is a director of Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware's largest law firm. Mr. Hunter litigates complex disputes involving business acquisitions, trade secrets, insurance, products liability, and intellectual property. His practice involves cases in all of Delaware’s state and federal courts, and he has represented clients in numerous large commercial disputes in the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division. Mr. Hunter also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings before the American Arbitration Association. He received a B.A. from Davidson College and a J.D., summa cum laude, from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University.
Kelsi Stayart White is an associate at Houston trial firm AZA or Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. She focuses on commercial litigation on both sides of the docket, including disputes involving trade secrets, non-compete agreements, employment, and commercial lending. She prides herself in connecting with her clients and their legal needs and enjoys solving challenging problems for them. In her first year at AZA, she tried two cases to jury verdict. In her most recent federal jury trial, she and another associate obtained a complete victory for the client in a case involving complex commercial lending in the financial services industry. She also has experience in motions practice in both state and federal court, including summary judgment, post-trial, and post-judgment motions.
Abraham Y. (Avi) Skoff is Co-chair of Moses & Singer's Litigation practice and has over twenty-five years’ experience in practicing law, including involvement 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 focuses his practice on complex civil litigation. He is an experienced trial lawyer and has significant experience in an unusually broad range of practice areas, including unfair competition, restrictive covenants and trade secrets. Avi has represented parties before the Judicial Panel on Multi- District Litigation and coordinated the defense of nationwide class action claims. He recently obtained key injunctive relief under the newly enacted Defense of Trade Secrets Acts. He is admitted in New York and New Jersey and has a national practice. Avi is rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in New York Super Lawyers® since 2006.