Andrew J.Spangenberg


Pittsburgh + 1.412.394.9535

Andrew Spangenberg has extensive experience in high-stakes commercial litigation across many industries. His experience includes spearheading discovery efforts in both an ownership valuation dispute of a professional sports team and a multimillion dollar intellectual property dispute in the software industry. Andrew has drafted pleadings and motions, taken depositions, drafted effective dispositive motions and briefs, and argued motions.

Andrew has appeared in federal courts in actions relating to consumer credit reporting as part of Jones Day's national representation of Experian Information Solutions. He also helped sustain a multibillion dollar valuation of an NFL team in an ownership dispute, recovering the full claim at issue. Andrew's experience also includes trade secret, intellectual property, public nuisance, and tort disputes.

Andrew is active in the Firm's pro bono initiatives and is assisting indigent veterans facing various legal issues. In addition, he has spoken on the federal court system and First Amendment protections relating to religion.


  • SAP wins summary judgment on Teradata trade secret and antitrust claimsJones Day successfully defended SAP, one of the world's leading producers of software for the management of business processes, against trade secret and antitrust claims in a lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California.
  • SAP defends patent infringement claims involving HANA database management softwareJones Day is representing SAP in a patent infringement litigation brought by a competitor in the Northern District of California.
  • Sherwin-Williams obtains favorable decision from Seventh Circuit in personal injury casesA Jones Day cross-office, cross-practice team obtained a precedential decision from the Seventh Circuit that directed judgment as a matter of law for The Sherwin-Williams Company following a consolidated trial of three personal injury plaintiffs claiming injury from their exposure to white lead carbonate pigments (WLC).
  • Founding owner of professional sports team successfully represented in multibillion dollar ownership valuation disputeJones Day successfully represented a founding owner of professional sports team in a multibillion dollar ownership valuation dispute, recovering 100% of the claim at issue.
  • UPMC defends lawsuit seeking to recoup $300 million in oncology reimbursement paymentsJones Day is defending the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) against a lawsuit filed by Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer Highmark Inc. in September 2014 against UPMC and its subsidiary hospitals seeking to recoup $300 million in past oncology reimbursements.
  • UPMC prevails before the Pennsylvania Supreme CourtFollowing a decision from the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, Jones Day led an expedited appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that resulted in a complete victory for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ("UPMC"), one of the nation's preeminent integrated healthcare systems.
  • Wells Fargo defends third party breach of contract lawsuit relating to RMBS trustJones Day is representing Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a third-party complaint filed by a bank, which is the mortgage loan seller of an RMBS trust.
  • Wells Fargo defends against complaint filed by Nomura Credit & Capital Inc. alleging representations and warranties breachJones Day is representing Wells Fargo, National Association in a third-party complaint filed by Nomura Credit & Capital, Inc., the mortgage loan seller of six RMBS trusts.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • August - September 2020
      Lifeway Baptist Church: Religion and Government Series