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Andrew is a trial attorney specializing in business litigation matters involving all manner of business and commercial disputes including contract disputes, corporate management disputes and claims between businesses. He also handles employment law litigation, real estate litigation and construction litigation related to business relationships.

Andrew has been a Board Certified Specialist in business litigation, as designated by The Florida Bar, since 2008. Board certification is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar and is a distinction earned by less than ten percent of attorneys in Florida. Board certification in business litigation indicates that Andrew has demonstrated special knowledge, skills and proficiency in handling business litigation disputes and conducted a required number of trials involving business issues.

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  • Represented a medical device manufacturer in the successful enforcement of non-competition agreements against former employees who went to work for competing businesses.
  • Represented a national pest extermination company in a federal court lawsuit brought by an employee alleging sexual harassment and physical assault by a branch manager. Following a trial in federal court, the jury found no liability on the part of the company.
  • Represented a construction contractor in a dispute with the owner of a multimillion-dollar residence involving claims for unpaid compensation, defective construction and enforcement of a construction lien.
  • Represented a national automobile dealership group in a lawsuit brought by multiple former salespeople alleging unpaid wages and fraudulent miscalculation of sales commissions. The plaintiffs attempted to have the matter certified as a class action involving all of the dealership group’s salespeople nationwide, but the attempted class certification was denied.

  • Listed in:
    • Florida Super Lawyers® Business Litigation, 2015-2021
    • Naples Illustrated Top Lawyers® 2020, 2021 
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Business Litigation
  • Florida Bar, Student Education and Admissions to the Bar Committee
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee B, Twentieth Judicial Circuit
  • Thomas S. Biggs Chapter American Inns of Court, Past President
  • Collier County Bar Association, Board of Directors, President Elect

  • "The Impact of Nahar v. Nahar on Comity in Florida," Inter-American Law Review, Fall 1995

  • Board of Directors for the PACE Center for Girls in Immokalee
  • Leadership Collier Class of 2013
  • Society for Human Resource Management, 2000-Present