We are Pleased to Announce Benjamin Fischer and James Stovall Have Been Elected Partners of the Firm
Benjamin S. Fischer's practice focuses on representing corporate executives and corporations in high stakes business litigation, criminal actions, and regulatory investigations. He has significant experience handling complex criminal and civil litigation at the trial and appellate level in federal court, state court, and arbitrations. Ben's cases have involved allegations of hedge fund mismanagement, securities fraud, insider trading, stock option backdating, and market timing. Prior to joining Morvillo Abramowitz in 2003, Ben served as a law clerk for the Honorable James C. Francis IV, United States Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2002 and his B.A. from Connecticut College in 1997. Ben became Counsel at the firm in 2011.
James R. Stovall represents individuals and organizations in civil, criminal, and regulatory matters, with a focus on white collar defense and complex civil litigation, in trial courts and on appeal. His cases have involved allegations of securities fraud, accounting fraud, wire fraud, investigations by the SEC into broker-dealer and hedge fund trading practices, and litigation concerning the accounting practices of publicly traded companies. Before joining Morvillo Abramowitz in 2004, James served as law clerk to the Honorable Laura Taylor Swain, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2002 and his B.A. from Texas A&M University in 1999. James became counsel at the firm in 2011.
Morvillo Abramowitz provides representation for White Collar Defense; Securities Enforcement, Regulatory Government Investigations; and Civil Litigation on a scale that is unique in the U.S. legal market. Since its founding in 1972, Morvillo Abramowitz has represented institutional and individual clients with complex white collar matters, securities enforcement and regulatory matters, and sophisticated business disputes. The firm has litigated a wide variety of high-profile and complex civil cases, drawing on its lawyers’ reputation and skills as trial attorneys to win the best results for clients regardless whether the case ultimately goes to trial. The firm also has broad experience conducting internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients and provides litigation avoidance advice and other confidential legal counseling, often in highly sensitive contexts. For more information on Morvillo Abramowitz, please visit www.maglaw.com.