Andrew Fuchs has extensive experience representing corporate and individual clients in complex commercial litigation, regulatory matters and investigations. His experience includes representing clients in federal, state and arbitral tribunals and in all phases of litigation, at both the trial and appellate levels.

Bio

Mr. Fuchs’ representations have included matters related to:

  • accounting firms and individuals in connection with accountant’s liability and independence matters, and related civil litigation and regulatory investigations;
  • commercial disputes, including breaches of contract and post-transaction disputes, such as purchase price arbitrations and litigation related to valuations, breaches of contract, and breaches of representations and warranties;
  • merger-related litigation, including pre- and post-closing shareholder litigation; and
  • securities class actions and shareholder derivative suits, such as representing Baxter International Inc. and certain of its officers and directors in a series of 10b-5 and derivative cases from 2005 through 2016, and Household International, Inc. in the retrial of a 10b-5 action.

Mr. Fuchs also has handled a variety of pro bono matters, including trying a federal civil rights case and working with the Innocence Network to appeal a wrongful conviction.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2002 (cum laude; Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Law Review)
  • B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1999 (magna cum laude)

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Andrew J. Fuchs