Jonathan M Moses is co-chair of the firm’s litigation department, which he joined in 1998. He has represented clients in diverse industries, including banks and financial institutions, media companies and industrial firms. His practice includes government investigative proceedings, complex commercial and securities litigation, and international arbitration.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr Moses served as an attorney for the New York Daily News, where he worked on First Amendment issues. Mr Moses is also a former journalist, having served, among other positions, as a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal. From 1990 to 1991, Mr Moses served as a speechwriter to Governor Jim Florio of New Jersey.
Mr Moses received an AB from Harvard University in 1988 and a JD from Columbia Law School in 1996, where he was an editor of the Law Review and a James Kent Scholar. Following graduation from Harvard, Mr Moses was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in Hong Kong. Mr Moses also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen F. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit following graduation from law school.
Mr Moses is admitted to practise in the State of New York, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey and the US Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit and DC Circuit. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Federal Bar Council, where he currently serves as treasurer, and the American Law Institute. Mr Moses also serves as chairman of the board of the New York City Leadership Academy, an educational organisation that focuses on training leaders who will foster success in public schools, and is a member of the board of The Marshall Project, a non-profit news organisation focused on criminal justice.
WWL says: Jonathan M Moses represents clients including financial institutions and media entities in securities and commercial litigation, who praise his “ability to digest enormous quantities of information and simplify it in ways that never compromise accuracy”.
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