Born: July 21, 1978
Firm/Company: Stone & Magnanini, Short Hills
Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2004
College: Rutgers College, Rutgers University, B.A., economics, 2000
Clerkships: Jane A. Restani, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of International Trade, 2004-06
Career: Current firm, partner, 2012-present, associate, 2009-11; Boies Schiller & Flexner, associate, 2008-09; Clifford Chance, associate, 2006-08
Profile: Spiro, as a partner of Stone & Magnanini, deals primarily with representative civil litigation. Some of his corporate clients include ProFoot Inc., Feliz Restaurants, Starr International Co., Telebrads Corp., and Bascom. Some of his more notable cases are Bascom v. AOL (E.D.N.Y.) and Feliz Restaurants v. Taco Feliz (E.D. Pa.). He also has a specialized practice representing whistleblowers under the False Claims Act. While at Clifford Chance, Spiro was able to perform work representing clients, pro bono, in matters including a sentencing for tax fraud and intellectual property issues. In a significant case, Spiro represented Martin Tankleff and overturned his convictions for murdering his parents after he had been imprisoned for over 17 years. Spiro also served as a lawyer and coach for a team of high school students from Herbert H. Lehman High School in the Mentor Moot Court program in 2006.