Andrew Fuchs is an associate in Skadden’s Litigation Group. He has extensive experience representing corporate and individual clients in complex commercial litigation, including securities, ERISA and antitrust class actions; shareholder derivative suits; and disputes relating to mergers and acquisitions and commercial contracts. His experience includes representing clients in federal, state and arbitral tribunals and in all phases of litigation, at both the trial and appellate levels.

Mr. Fuchs’ experience includes representing Baxter International Inc. and certain of its officers and directors in a series of securities class actions and shareholder derivative suits; Household International, Inc. in the re-trial of a securities class action; Chevron Corporation in litigation relating to its acquisition of Atlas Energy, Inc.; Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal and its North American subsidiaries in multiple commercial and post-closing disputes; and Anheuser-Busch in connection with its constitutional challenge to state action blocking a commercial transaction.

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.



  • 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)


  • 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