Andrew Clark is an experienced litigator focused on resolving complex commercial disputes. Andrew has handled all phases of litigation, from pre-filing negotiation through appeal. He strives to find practical and efficient business solutions for his clients, whether that means taking a case through judgment or leveraging thorough preparation to drive a negotiated resolution. He prides himself on identifying fresh and creative arguments that are often overlooked, but can tip the balance of a case.

Andrew’s practice spans a diverse range of industries, and has a particular emphasis on disputes involving complicated business structures, financial services, automotive supply chain issues and land use restrictions. Andrew has appeared in state and Federal courts throughout the country, and has deep experience briefing complex motions, managing large-scale e-discovery projects and marshalling complicated factual records into winning legal arguments.

Outside of his practice, Andrew enjoys supporting his community in whatever ways possible, from serving on the board of the Notre Dame Club of Detroit, to mentoring younger lawyers and volunteering with the Georgetown Law admissions department.



Representative Matters

Business Structures

  • Obtained a complete verdict, including award of attorneys’ fees, in an arbitration concerning a dispute over the organization and operation of a telecommunications business
  • Represented national real estate development company in shareholder dispute
  • Counseled members of limited liability companies in pre-litigation disputes over access to company information and financial performance
  • Represented financial advisors in non-compete disputes with former employers
  • Obtained complete defense verdict for national telecommunications provider in arbitration
  • Represented private equity company in numerous disputes involving portfolio companies
  • Obtained sanctions against NFL wide-receiver in connection with sport-agent dispute

Financial Services

  • Served as national counsel for small business lender in connection with government investigation into fraud by borrowers of COVID-19 relief programs
  • Represented financial advisory firm in FINRA arbitration concerning allegations of securities violations and negligent supervision
  • Represented financial institution in putative class action over mortgage portfolio
  • Represented private equity fund in fee dispute with investment bank
  • Represented investment fund in dispute with borrower over breach of multi-million dollar promissory note


  • Represented electrical vehicle manufacturer in multiple disputes with suppliers of key components, including in stop-ship situations
  • Represented major OEM in pre-litigation dispute with critical supplier
  • Represented supplier in payment dispute with vendor and factoring company

Real Estate

  • Obtained a complete verdict at trial in commercial lease dispute
  • Successfully argued for dismissal of trespass claims against commercial real estate owner in dispute over easement use and defended judgment on appeal
  • Achieved dissolution of a temporary restraining order entered on an ex parte basis against a landowner in a property boundary dispute
  • Represented a national institutional trustee in an adverse possession dispute
  • Represented industrial landowner in ordinance dispute with municipal government

Prior Experience

  • Worked for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee while in law school
  • Served as an intern in the United Kingdom’s House of Commons for Andrew Lansley, MP, while at the University of Notre Dame




Court Admissions



  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2024
    • Recognized in the area of Commercial Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2017-2018, 2020-2023

Professional & Community Involvement

State Bar of Michigan

  • Litigation Section

Detroit Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Oakland County Bar Association, Fellow

Notre Dame Club of Detroit, Current President

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