Andrew Englander represents major public and private companies as well as officers and directors in connection with complex commercial litigation matters, including with regard to issues of fiduciary duty. He also represents companies and individuals in defense of malpractice claims, in internal investigations, and in white collar criminal matters.
- Representation of Caesars Entertainment Corporation in defense of federal and chancery court lawsuits brought by various creditor groups alleging that certain transactions violated the terms of bond issuances and the Trust Indenture Act.
Representation of GSO Capital Partners in litigation challenging its refinancing of debt issued by New Jersey-based home builder Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc.
- Representation of an international law firm and one of its partners in defense of claims for malpractice and fraud brought by a former client relating to a merger transaction on which the firm had advised.
Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan, Mr. Englander practiced at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he represented clients across a number of industries in complex commercial litigation matters. Specifically, during his time with Cravath, Mr. Englander successfully represented directors of a financial holding company in defense of shareholder litigation challenging a proposed merger, a solar manufacturer in international arbitration involving claims of breach of contract and misappropriation of confidential information, and a biotechnology company in defense of allegations of breach of a licensing contract.
Rutgers School of Law-Newark, J.D., summa cum laude (2009)
Ithaca College, B.A. (1997)
State of New York
State of New Jersey
U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Honors and Awards
New York Rising Stars List, 2015-present
2014 Pro Bono Publico Award, Legal Aid Society
Order of the Coif, Rutgers School of Law-Newark
A. Harry Moore Prize
Saul Tischler Memorial Prize
Myron Harkarvy Prize
The Anthony Englebrecht Prize
Law Review and Publications
Research Editor, Rutgers Law Review
God & Land in the Garden State: The Impact of the Religious Land Use & Institutionalized Persons Act in New Jersey, 61 Rutgers L. Rev. 753 (2009)