Andrew C. Bernstein’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. He has broad experience representing clients in high-stakes actions at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts, including in business disputes, class actions and constitutional matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Andrew spent six years in the New York office of an international law firm.
Andrew is a member of the New York City Affairs Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Andrew also maintains an active pro bono practice, having successfully represented clients in immigration and civil rights matters.
Prior to joining Kasowitz:
- Third-party delivery companies in multiple actions challenging the constitutionality of local laws. Defeated several government motions to dismiss.
- Fund manager in a fraud-related claim against a note insurer that favorably resolved at the conclusion of a jury trial.
- Major automaker credit company in litigation against dealers for fraudulent practices. Defeated multiple counterclaims and secured settlements.
- Private equity fund in contract and tort claims against a counterparty that favorably resolved after motion victories.
- Major media company in defense against secondary liability allegations relating to a former independent contractor. Obtained complete dismissal of claims.
- Pharmaceutical company in a commercialization dispute. Obtained a favorable settlement.
- Property owners in constitutional and summary proceeding challenges to municipal actions.
- Members of Congress in support of Holocaust survivors and their heirs in the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Policy organization in a double jeopardy issue in the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Law firm in defense against a derivative fraud action through appeal. Obtained complete dismissal of claims.
- Inmate in an appeal alleging assault by a prison guard that set a precedential jury instruction ruling in the Ninth Circuit.
- Reporter in a civil rights claim based on an arrest during a protest.
- U.S. citizen in a civil rights action against a sheriff regarding a flawed deportation order.