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 A.B. from Harvard University in 1988 and a J.D. 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.
Jon is President-elect of the Federal Bar Council in the Second Circuit, chairman of the board of the New York City Leadership Academy, an educational organization 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 organization focused on criminal justice, the New-York Historical Society and Prep for Prep. Jon is also a member of the American Law Institute. Jon grew up in New Jersey.