Mr. Stone was born in 1954 in Augusta, Georgia. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia (A.B. 1976) and the Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University (J.D. 1979). He was a member of the Editorial Board of the Mercer Law Review. Along with D. Mark Baxter, he founded Stone & Baxter, LLP in 1996. Mr. Stone has participated in the restructure or bankruptcy reorganization of a substantial number of businesses ranging in size from small, closely held businesses to publicly-held companies. He has served as a Chapter 11 Trustee, Counsel to Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors and to Chapter 11 Debtors-in-Possession in many cases, and has served as Counsel for secured lenders. He was Founding Chairman of the Middle District of Georgia Bankruptcy Law Institute, Inc., served as its Chairman from 1997 through 2000, and currently serves on its Board of Directors. He is a former chairman of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Georgia (2008-2009).
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