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Andrew M. Englander

New York
7 Times Square
New York, NY 10036-6516
Tel: 212.833.1173
Fax: 212.373.7973
New Jersey
1 Gateway Center
Newark, NJ 07102-5311
Tel: 973.877.6423
Fax: 973.877.6424

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.

Representative 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 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.

Fast Facts


Rutgers School of Law-Newark, J.D., summa cum laude (2009)

Ithaca College, B.A. (1997)

Bar Admissions

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)

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