Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • cum laude
  • The Tax Lawyer, Senior Editor; Student Ambassadors Program; Georgetown Federalist Society; Georgetown Alternative Dispute Resolution
University of Notre Dame, B.A.
  • Political Science
  • cum laude

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

  • Litigation Section

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Association

Overview
Experience
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Honors

Overview

Andrew Clark is a litigation attorney who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation matters, with particular emphasis on intellectual property licensing disputes, trade secret misappropriation, securities claims, and private equity disputes. He has experience appearing in numerous courts in Michigan and throughout the country, including in Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, and Illinois. Andrew represents clients in all phases of litigation, and has significant experience drafting and arguing dispositive motions and managing large scale, complex electronic discovery projects.

  • Represents individuals and companies in patent license and royalty disputes
  • Assists public companies with securities claims, including proxy fights
  • Represents clients in private equity disputes involving post-transaction indemnification and related claims
  • Assists public companies on disputes involving trade secrets and unlawful competition
  • Aides closely held companies and high net worth individuals on matters involving contract claims, business torts, and the Employment Retirement Income Security Act
  • Advises clients in connection with internal or government investigations

Experience

  • Argued multiple summary judgment motions in Illinois federal court in ERISA litigation
  • Represented a publicly traded technology company in corporate espionage and trade secret dispute
  • Represented individual inventors in dispute for royalties on medical devices
  • Successfully argued for dismissal of fraud, contract, and conspiracy claims in commercial lending dispute
  • Successfully argued for dismissal of all claims in a real estate litigation
  • Successfully achieved dismissal of breach of contract claims under distributorship agreement for public company
  • Successfully defended a national telecommunications provider as the first chair in arbitration proceeding
  • Assisted with successfully briefing and arguing several cases before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on issues ranging from securities, to the Fifth Amendment, to federal jurisdiction
  • Represented a physician group in connection with an unlawful competition dispute
  • Assisted with successfully briefing a state tax issue before the Michigan Supreme Court
  • Achieved partial dismissal of a complaint against a national lending institution in federal court
  • Represented an international industrial parts manufacturer in connection with a commercial lease dispute
  • Served as an intern for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee while in law school and as an intern in the United Kingdom’s House of Commons for Andrew Lansley, MP, while at the University of Notre Dame

Honors

  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2017-2018