Andrew is a seasoned employment attorney whose practice encompasses transactional matters and litigation. He advises clients on executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, and private equity financings. And he litigates disputes around executive compensation agreements, partnerships, trade secrets, and restrictive covenants in federal, state, and appellate courts and in arbitration venues. Companies, chief executive officers, and executives seek his counsel on compensation matters and issues related to leveraged buyouts by private equity sponsors.
Andrew has extensive experience handling executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, and private equity financings. He also regularly represents chief executive officers of both publicly and privately held companies and management teams in connection with leveraged buyouts by private equity sponsors, and in their negotiations with compensation committees and boards of directors. In addition, Andrew regularly represents companies and C-Suite executives in connection with their employment and compensation arrangements.
Due to the nature of his work, Andrew’s practice necessarily requires a deep understanding of complex issues pertaining to partnership, employment, benefits, tax, securities, and corporate law. Chambersquoted clients who said “He’s outstanding. He’s intellectually a very good balance of getting the law right, as well as layering in a practical approach.”
In addition to transactional matters, Andrew’s practice focuses on litigating claims related to executive compensation agreements, partnership disputes, trade secrets, and restrictive covenant claims. He has successfully argued before both federal and state appellate courts and has extensive arbitration experience, regularly trying cases before the American Arbitration Recent Association, FINRA, and other private arbitration services.
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