Andrew Kleinfeld is a litigator focusing on complex commercial disputes. He has represented clients in federal and New York state courts, as well as in arbitration, focusing on securities litigation, financial products litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, and contractual disputes. Andrew's experience covers all stages of the litigation process. He was part of a team that secured a successful summary judgment decision in federal litigation arising out of a complex financial product where extensive fact and expert discovery was completed on an expedited four-month schedule.
In addition to his litigation work, Andrew has experience with internal investigations and regulatory and enforcement matters. He regularly counsels clients on their anti-money laundering (AML) obligations under the Bank Secrecy Act and the USA PATRIOT Act. Andrew has experience drafting AML policies for different types of businesses and representing companies in regulatory investigations related to AML program requirements.
Andrew has experience in cases with a global impact and reach. He has navigated European data privacy laws in the context of U.S. litigations and investigations. Andrew has extensive experience with cross-border litigations, arbitrations, and enforcement matters related to parties, events, and/or proceedings in the following countries: Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Venezuela.
Andrew's pro bono efforts focus on issues of immigration and civil rights.
- University of Pennsylvania (J.D. 2010; Senior Editor, Law Review); Brandeis University (B.A. in Economics and Politics magna cum laude 2007, with honors in Politics)
- New York, U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit