Andrew S. Harris
Andrew S. Harris joined the Firm in 2007. Mr. Harris received his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1990 (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2000 (University Fellow), and his J.D. from Stanford University in 2004.
Before becoming associated with the Firm in 2007, Mr. Harris clerked for the Honorable Shira A. Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and was associated with Boies Schiller and Flexner LLP, where he focused on complex commercial litigation including antitrust, insurance, real estate and securities disputes. At the firm, Mr. Harris focuses on complex commercial litigation and has represented clients in corporate governance, real estate, telecommunications and antitrust litigation and appeals. His current representations include: Verizon Communications in several telecommunications litigations; a leading equity fund in a federal criminal investigation of a brownfield remediation project; a real estate investment company in several civil litigations arising from the development of luxury condominiums; one of the world's largest insurance companies in a dispute arising from the acquisition of a Latin American subsidiary; a boxing promoter in a dispute over the contractual right to promote a championship boxer's title bouts; and a trade association in a suit against the NYS Department of Taxation. Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Harris taught the Core Curriculum and Sanskrit at Columbia University and worked in construction management.
Mr. Harris is a member of the New York Bar, as well as the Bars of the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Areas of Practice
New York, 2005
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2007
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2007
Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA, 2004, J.D.
Columbia University, New York, NY, 2000, Ph.D.
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1990, B.A., Honors: summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Past Employment Positions
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Honorable Shira A. Scheindlin, Law Clerk, 2006-2007
Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP, Associate, 2004-2006; Summer Associate 2003
United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, Civil Division, Summer Intern 2002