When it comes to business disputes, Andy has a broad range of experience both in and out of the courtroom. He has handled financial fraud claims, health care provider reimbursement, shareholder lawsuits, wage and hour disputes, municipal and civil rights litigation, insurance coverage lawsuits, trade secrets claims, bad faith claims, and class action defense. Throughout his career, he has developed a track record of achieving results, whether through negotiation, dispositive motion practice, or if necessary, trial. He has also argued appeals in both federal and state courts.
When representing plaintiffs in commercial litigation, Andy has recovered tens of millions of dollars on behalf of clients. On the defense side, he has achieved dismissal or favorable settlement of high-profile individual claims as well as class actions. He has also been at the forefront of efforts to introduce alternative billing arrangements into commercial litigation, including fixed fee budgets, fee caps, and partial contingencies.
Outside of litigation, Andy has experience in crisis management, insurance coverage, intellectual property, health care provider reimbursement, shareholder disputes, employment law, and more. Andy has represented clients in connection with investigations by federal and state authorities, advised boards on their fiduciary obligations, and conducted a number of corporate internal investigations into suspected employee misconduct. He has also served as outside general counsel for clients, supervising and coordinating all litigation matters and insurance coverage issues
Andy earned his J.D. from the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, as well as an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Chicago. Before founding ASG Law LLC, he was the co-founder a successful commercial litigation boutique. Prior to that, he was a partner at the international law firms of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal (now Dentons) and Altheimer & Gray.
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Arbitrated dispute on behalf of medical equipment supplier concerning reimbursements by insurer.
Represented national title insurer in multidistrict litigation in the Northern District of Illinois, including hundreds of individual and class claims brought by sub-prime borrowers against lender.
Recovered eight figure settlement on behalf of public transit agency in lawsuit against bus manufacturer litigated in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Defended international restaurant chain in putative consumer fraud class action lawsuit pending in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Successfully prosecuted lawsuit in the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of investors in complex real estate and energy deals involving tens of millions of dollars in disputed distributions.
Defended national property and casualty insurer in multiple class and mass joinder coverage lawsuits pending in the Eastern District of Louisiana arising out of Hurricane Katrina.
Prevailed in arbitration in multi-million dollar lost profits claim brought against manufacturing client.
Litigated bad faith lawsuit brought against insurer in the Northern District of Illinois arising out of high-profile porch collapse in Chicago’s Lincoln Park.
Represented not-for-profit medical institution in lawsuits in the Circuit Court of Cook County arising out of loss of charitable assets through alleged negligence of officer. Lawsuits were resolved through successful negotiations with Illinois Attorney General, D&O insurer, and property tax buyer.
Represented developer against warranty claims brought by condominium owner in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Obtained unanimous jury verdict in favor of suburban police officer and municipality in civil rights lawsuit filed in the Northern District of Illinois.
Represented suburban municipality at trial in Illinois state court lawsuit brought by local business challenging special use decision. Prevailed on one count at trial and prevailed on the other count on appeal.
Obtained judgment, including punitive damages, on behalf of client in two-week trial of fraud and alter ego claims in the Northern District of Illinois.
Obtained dismissal of tortious interference and misappropriation of trade secrets claims against systems consulting firm in Massachusetts state court.
Negotiated favorable settlement of $30 million lawsuit brought by Illinois Attorney General against officers of charitable foundation.
Represented reinsurer in the Northern District of Illinois in lawsuit concerning fronting arrangement for insurance of film productions.