Andrew Kay focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, with particular emphases on defense of life insurers and financial services firms in class action lawsuits and regulatory litigation, commercial plaintiff lawsuits, and securities and M&A litigation. Andrew has successfully litigated a wide range of matters in federal and state courts throughout the country, including breach of contract and business tort cases, M&A disputes, securities fraud and shareholder derivative suits, governance disputes, consumer class actions, and disputes over intellectual property ownership rights. He has developed experience litigating matters in a broad range of industries, including insurance, mortgage lending, chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications equipment, computer software and energy.
A member of the firm’s commercial litigation group, Andrew joined the firm in 2013. Andrew is active in his community. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Norwood School and the Board of Directors of Communities in Schools of the Nation's Capital. He is also a member of the Development and Alumni Relations Committee of the University of Michigan Law School, and served for six years on the Board of Trustees of the Aidan Montessori School, including three years as its president. Andrew received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was an editor of the Michigan Law Review. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Joel M. Flaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. He received his B.A. from Cornell University.