Andrew has represented individuals and businesses around the country in a wide variety of areas. His background as a trial lawyer, paired with his estate and business planning practice, have uniquely positioned him to know the technical side of planning, as well as which areas end up being litigated.

Andrew has won cases against some of the largest, national law firms, on sophisticated litigation. He has obtained a multi-million dollar judgment for his client, and myriad of settlements for his clients. His defense verdicts and judgments at the law & motion stage are numerous and lengthy. His record on appeal is virtually unmarred.

Prior to law school, he worked in the insurance industry, and spent several years in the United States Coast Guard. After law school he worked in large law firms, in-house at the general counsel’s office of an international Fortune 500 business, and has operated his own law firm.

He is rated Superb, by AVVO, an independent lawyer rating service, and was selected as a 2011, 2012 & 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor given annually to less than 2.5% of all lawyers in California.

Andrew has been active in politics, interning at the Connecticut General Assembly, working on congressional campaigns, and statewide campaigns and running for state office. He has been married for nearly thirty years, has two children and four grand-children. He spends as much time hunting, fishing and kayaking, as possible.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • Construction Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Drug & Device Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Anti-SLAPP
  • Defamation

Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • California
  • US District Courts for all Districts in California & Connecticut
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law – JD
  • Eastern Connecticut State University – BA, Gov’t & Public Policy, cum laude
  • Three Rivers Community College – AS, General Studies, honors