Richard Paul Stone

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in New York, New York

Stone Counsel
Richard Paul Stone
Stone Counsel

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Appellate, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1988

Education: University of California College of the Law, San Francisco

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

Stone Counsel

1345 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 200
New York, NY 10105 Visit website


Richard Paul Stone is the owner of the law firm Stone Counsel, which is located in New York City, New York. Focusing his practice on business litigation and appeals, he has been licensed to practice in New York since 1988, with over 33 years of legal experience. 

Well-known for the unique perspective he brings to the table in each case, he is a professional and dedicated attorney with an eye for detail. He is passionate about fighting for his clients’ rights and upholds their interests and needs. He provides efficient and cost-effective legal services to small and medium-sized businesses, both inside and outside the courtroom. 

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Stone has gained extensive experience in areas such as commercial and real estate law, personal injury, labor law, medical negligence, products liability, executive consultation and compensation, employment discrimination and breaches of employment obligation. 

With a Bachelor of Music degree from the San José State University, Mr. Stone has a Master of Music degree from Boston University. He pursued law and earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. 

Mr. Stone is admitted to practice in the state of New York and before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. 

Actively associated with his community, Mr. Stone is a board member of the Music and Mentoring House, Inc. With a “Good” rating on Avvo, Mr. Stone has received numerous five-star reviews from his satisfied clients, along with endorsements from his peers.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Appellate, Employment & Labor: Employee, Nonprofit Organizations, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Appeals, Employment Law - Employee, Labor Law, Medical Malpractice, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

  • 40% Business Litigation
  • 20% Appellate
  • 10% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10% Nonprofit Organizations
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1988, New York

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Second Circuit United States Court of Appeals
  • Eastern District, United States District Court
  • Southern District, United States District Court
Educational Background:
  • Boston University, M.Mus., 1981
  • San Jose State University, B. B.Mus., 1979

Office location for Richard Paul Stone

1345 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 200
New York, NY 10105

Phone: 516-642-1987


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

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