Andrew is a founding Partner who represents health care providers in virtually all medical specialty fields as well as many of the most prestigious hospitals in the New York metropolitan area. He also represents a number of well-known medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Over the past twenty years Andrew has tried more than one hundred cases to verdict, including numerous cases of multimillion-dollar exposure. He has lectured at the New York State Bar Association, the Greater New York Hospital Association, Yale University School of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Westchester County Medical Center and a number of major metropolitan hospitals and is a former Trial Advocacy Instructor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Andrew has published on topics including medical malpractice, risk management, long term care liability, negotiating techniques and settlement strategies and drugs and medical devices liability litigation in The New York Law Journal, Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy, The Journal of the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management, and The American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry. Some recent publications include: Risk Reduction Strategies In Personal Injury Litigation, N.Y.L.J., January 21, 2000; Reviewing Nursing Home Liability, N.Y.L.J, June 6, 2001; Prosecution and Defense of Suicide Claims, N.Y.L.J., July 26, 2002; An Introduction to Hospital Emergency Room Litigation, N.Y.L.J., July 31, 2003; Nursing Home Liability Revisited, N.Y.L.J., May 3, 2004; Litigation Involving the Noncompliant Patient, N.Y.L.J., November 7, 2005; An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Depositions of Medical Experts, N.Y.L.J., May 23, 2006; Junk Science Hearings: Timing Is Everything, N.Y.L.J., July 24, 2006; Conceding Liability: Is There Anything to Be Gained?, N.Y.L.J., February 15, 2007; Bariatric Surgery Claims – A Medico-Legal Perspective, Obesity Surgery, September 8, 2006”; Authenticating Medical Records: A Proposal, N.Y.L.J., April 24, 2008.
Andrew is the past President of the New York State Medical Defense Bar, a past Vice Chairman of the American Bar Association Section on Law and Medicine and was a keynote speaker at their annual convention. Andrew is the Chairperson at the NYSBA biannual seminar on Medical Malpractice Litigation and was named by New York Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in medical malpractice defense in the greater Metropolitan New York area for the years 2005 through 2012. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.
Disciplinary Proceedings & Professional Licensing
Food and Drug
Nursing Home and Long Term Care
Products Liability Defense
Environmental, Toxic and Torts
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., 1978
- Rutgers Law Review
Binghamton University, B.A., cum laude, 1975
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Courts – Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Other Professional Affiliations
New York State Medical
Malpractice Defense Bar
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
American Society for Health Care and Risk Management