Mark H. Moore, a Partner at the firm, is a trial lawyer with extensive courtroom and arbitral experience. He understands the importance of mastering complex sets of facts and providing clear and concise strategies and advice to guide the client forward. Mr. Moore’s areas of litigation span a range of matters, including employment disputes and cases involving executive contracts, non-compete provisions and claims of discrimination; contract disputes and business torts; securities matters, including cases involving fraud, mergers and acquisitions, financial advisory agreements, collateralized mortgage and loan obligations, swaps and other derivative products and class actions; intellectual property issues, including copyright, trademark, design patent and trade secret disputes; and other commercial matters, including real estate and land use, trade regulation and partnership disputes.
Through thirty years of practice, he has successfully represented public companies, small and medium sized businesses, securities firms, shareholders, brokers, customers, investors, employees and insurance companies. He has conducted both trials and appeals in state and federal courts throughout the United States, including bankruptcy court, and has represented clients in arbitrations under the auspices of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and private arbitral forums. He has participated in numerous successful mediations of commercial and employment disputes.
He has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating, a peer ranking of the highest level of professional excellence. He is admitted to practice in New York, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second and Third Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Mr. Moore completed his B.A. at Michigan State University (with high honors, 1978) and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law (1982), where he was Articles Editor for the Journal of Law and Social Problems.
Mr. Moore serves as a board member of the READ Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching disadvantaged children vital reading skills. He was recently appointed to serve on the New York City Bar Arbitration Committee for a three-year term.
Mr. Moore has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating.
- Fidelity Information Services, Inc. v. Debtdomain GLMS Pte Ltd., 2012 WL 1681792 (S.D.N.Y. 2012)
- Municipal High Income Fund, Inc. v. Goldman, Sachs & Co., 21 Misc. 3d 1133(A) (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2008)
- In re Aezah, 2008 WL 4831731 (E.D. Cal. 2008)
- American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc. v. D & A Corp., 2007 WL 3217565 (E.D. Cal. 2007)
- American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc. v. D & A Corp., 2007 WL 2462080 (E.D. Cal. 2007)
- Benefield v. Halmar Corp., 25 A.D. 3d 633 (N.Y. App. Div. 2006)
- Discover Bank v. New Vision Financial, LLC, 2005 WL 1865369 (S.D. Ohio, 2005)
- Tradewinds Financial Corp. v. Refco Securities, Inc., 5 A.D. 3d 229 (N.Y. App. Div. 2004)
- Generale Bank v. Bell Security, Inc., 293 A.D. 2d 273 (N.Y. App. Div. 2002)
- In re Louis W. Caprio, Jr. and Stephen R. Madow v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., 2002 WL 1944505 (N.A.S.D 2002)
- Twin County Grocers, Inc., v. Food Curcus Supermarkets, Inc., Slip Copy, 2002 WL 31546519 (3d. Cir. 2002)
- Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. v. Young, 1996 WL 383135 (S.D.N.Y. 1996)
- In re Clinton Street Food Corp., 254 B.R. 523 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
- FDIC v. Bathgate, 27 F. 3d 850 (3d Cir. 1994)
- Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. v. Remington Products, Inc., 865 F. Supp. 194 (S.D.N.Y. 1994)
- Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. v. Remington, Inc., 1994 WL 707000 (S.D.N.Y. 1994)
- In re Drexel Burnham Lambert Group, Inc., 151 B.R. 49 (S.D.N.Y. 1993)
- Wiegand v. Berry Petroleum Co., 1991 WL 45361 (Del. Ch. 1991)
- Drexel Burnham Lambert Group, Inc. v. Microgenesys, Inc., 775 F. Supp. 660 (S.D.N.Y. 1991)
- Wiegend v. Berry Petroleum Co., 1989 WL 146235 (Del. Ch. 1989)
- Allen & Co. Inc. v. Shearson Loeb Rhoades, Inc., 67 N.Y. 2d 709 (N.Y. Ct. App. 1986)
- GAF Corp. v. Werner, 66 N.Y. 2d 97 (N.Y. 1985)
- GAF Corp. v. Werner, 106 A.D. 2d 41 (N.Y. App. Div. 1985)
Mr. Moore has authored a number of articles on the application of the federal anti-hacking statutes to the workplace and to trade secret disputes.
Noted Speaking Engagements
- “The Ultimate Guide to Protecting Software with Copyright,” Expert Insights Series, AltaClaro – January 7, 2019
- “Use Copyright Law to Protect Your Software (Part 5: Tactical Considerations for Enforcing Copyright Protections),” Expert Insights Series, AltaClaro – July 20, 2018
- “Use Copyright Law to Protect Your Software (Part 4: The Obstacles to Proving Intentional Copying),” Expert Insights Series, AltaClaro – July 18, 2018
- “Use Copyright Law to Protect Your Software (Part 3: The Challenge of Demonstrating Protectability),” Expert Insights Series, AltaClaro – July 16, 2018
- “Use Copyright Law to Protect Your Software (Part 2: Securing the Key Advantages of Registration),” Expert Insights Series, AltaClaro – July 11, 2018
- “Use Copyright Law to Protect Your Software (Part 1: Overview),” Expert Insights Series, AltaClaro – July 10, 2018
- “Privacy in the Workplace—What You Should Know,” Panel Speaker, European American Chamber of Commerce – March 4, 2015
Selected Articles & Publications
- “The U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Its Support for the Traditional Arbitration Model,” RPJ – May 1, 2019
- “Stored Communications Act Issues Raised by Airbnb/HomeAway,” RPJ – January 9, 2019
- “How Courts Are Analyzing Copyright Protection for Computer Software,” Law360 – July 18, 2018
- “The 5Pointz Verdict: 10 Things You Should Know,” by Joanna Pan, Sold Magazine, featuring quotes from Mr. Moore – April 3, 2018
- “Key Decision on Reverse Engineering in Software,” RPJ – January 17, 2018
- “New York’s Ban on Salary History Inquiries,” RPJ – November 6, 2017
- “5Pointz: From There to Here,” by Joanna Pan, Sold Magazine, featuring quotes from Mr. Moore – November 1, 2017
- “Groundbreaking Decision on Employee Privacy in Europe,” RPJ – September 11, 2017
- “Emerging Standard for Successor Liability for Federal Labor Claims,” RPJ – September 1, 2017
- “Four Things You Need to Know About Federal Anti-Hacking Statutes in Employment Disputes,” Corporate Counsel – December 2, 2016
- “Workplace Disputes Under the Stored Communications Act,” Corporate Counsel – October 20, 2014
- “New York’s Court of Appeals Orders the Production of Source Code for Risk Analytics Software,” RPJ – September 24, 2014
- “The U.S. Supreme Court Preserves the Efficient Market Presumption in Investors’ Class Actions,” RPJ – July 7, 2014