Andrew is an accomplished SEC and white collar defense practitioner who represents clients in government investigations and civil litigation. Andrew has expertise in securities, derivatives, trading, and markets, and is a proven trial lawyer.
Andrew’s practice is focused on the representation of companies and individuals under investigation by the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, state attorneys general, and foreign regulators. He has represented major global financial institutions in investigations by the DOJ, SEC and CFTC; a Fortune 100 company in criminal DOJ investigations involving fraud and international corruption; a major hedge fund and its CEO in an SEC investigation; and, the CFO of a public company in an SEC investigation.
Andrew previously served in government with both the SEC and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he led the Galleon insider trading investigation and prosecuted numerous securities and wire fraud cases. He served as trial counsel in U.S. v. Rajaratnam, the high-profile criminal trial resulting in the conviction of Raj Rajaratnam. Andrew’s work as a prosecutor was profiled in the Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker, and he has spoken about the Galleon case and federal securities law enforcement at Harvard Law School and the NYU School of Law.
Andrew’s clients have included HSBC, Barclays, Nike, ValueAct Capital, BNP Paribas, Target and Tudor Investment Corp.
In addition to his white collar work, Andrew also represents clients in civil litigation ranging from RMBS defense work to plaintiff-side opt-out matters.