Andrew joined HHBJ as an Associate in 2017. He is in his fifth year of practice and has significant experience in the areas of complex business litigation, employment litigation, shareholder rights disputes, and class action litigation. He has assisted in the successful representation of a variety of clients, including automotive suppliers, tech companies, insurance companies, LLCs, professional corporations, trusts, shareholders, and consumer plaintiffs. Andrew was recognized as a Rising Star in Business Litigation by Michigan Super Lawyers® in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Andrew comes to HHBJ from a Michigan-based, nationally recognized litigation firm. In the course of his practice he has worked on high-stakes matters for a variety of clients at the trial and appellate levels and in state and federal courts throughout the country. He has also managed complex cases from inception to resolution.
He has experience in all aspects of pre-trial litigation, including preparing pleadings and arguing motions to dismiss; developing claims and defenses through written discovery and depositions; trial expert management; arguing motions for summary judgment; and resolving disputes in court-facilitated mediation and private mediation. He has successfully litigated numerous commercial and business disputes, including requirements contract disputes and stop-ship injunction proceedings, trade secret misappropriation, breach of non-compete, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of operating agreement claims, among others.
Andrew is a 2014 graduate of the Wayne State University Law School, where he was a Dean’s Scholar and full scholarship recipient. While in school he interned with Hon. George Caram Steeh, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and worked as a law clerk at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, North America. He was also a student attorney with the Free Legal Aid Clinic and Great Lakes Environmental Law Center.
Andrew previously worked in Washington, D.C. as a communications director at the Reserve Officers Association, where he educated members, lawmakers, and the public about the Association’s advocacy efforts and issues affecting the reserve components. He also completed a press internship with U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow. He attended Detroit Catholic Central High School and received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 2009.