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 direct, “hands on” attention of its partners to client matters. The attention of recognized practitioners—partners in the firm, with the experience and knowledge to provide cost effective, result-oriented representation — can mean aggressive, focused problem solving and legal representation.
Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, established in 1980, is a full-service, AV-rated commercial law firm with 20 areas of practice and more than 70 attorneys. The firm is based in New York with offices on Long Island and in New York City and provides a wide range of legal services to businesses, corporations and individuals worldwide. Its diverse practice areas include complex commercial litigation; mergers, acquisitions, securities and private equity; commercial lending and finance; real estate; intellectual property; creditors' rights and bankruptcy; employment; equipment and transportation leasing and finance; trusts and estates counseling and probate litigation; tax counseling and tax controversy resolution; healthcare; cybersecurity; not-for-profit representation; and construction. Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP prides itself on forging long-term, deep relationships with its clients. Its clients come to rely on the firm and its attorneys not simply as legal counselors, but as trusted advisors.
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.
Stephen is an experienced commercial litigator who represents corporate clients in all phases of litigation, from inception through trial (bench and jury) and appeal. He also counsels his clients to effectively resolve their disputes without litigation. He regularly practices before federal and state courts, arbitration tribunals, and administrative agencies. Stephen has litigated high-stakes matters in courts across the nation, including at the federal appellate level. He has a broad practice and handles not only employment-related disputes (involving restrictive covenant and confidentiality agreement issues), but also matters involving, among other things, business torts and unfair competition, trade secrets, shareholder disputes, fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, securities law, banking and complex breach of contract disputes. In addition to his practice, Stephen frequently publishes on legal and business-related topics. He has published in journals and periodicals such as the New York Law Journal, Law 360, the New York State Bar Association Journal, Investment Management Weekly, and the American Bar Association’s Securities Litigation Journal. Stephen is also committed to philanthropic causes. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Autism Communities, whose mission is to establish supportive residential housing in New York state for adults with autism. He also fundraises for Autism Speaks, a national autism advocacy organization.