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Andrew Chinsky is an associate in the Trial & Global Disputes practice group in the firm’s Chicago office. His experience encompasses a diverse range of complex civil litigation, criminal matters and crisis management. He has represented automobile manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, large consulting firms, and other clients across a broad array of industries. Andrew's substantive practice areas have focused on consumer class actions (and related regulatory issues) along with commercial disputes. Through Andrew's multidisciplinary experience, he is able to holistically assess and creatively solve all facets of his clients' most pressing matters.

Andrew Chinsky is an associate in the Trial & Global Disputes practice group in the firm’s Chicago office. His experience encompasses a diverse range of complex civil litigation, criminal matters and crisis management. He has represented automobile manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, large consulting firms, and other clients across a broad array of industries. Andrew has counseled clients involved in multi-party, multi-jurisdictional litigation that simultaneously involves scrutiny from regulatory agencies and elected officials, such as the United States Congress and State Attorneys General.

Andrew's substantive practice areas have focused on consumer class actions (and related regulatory issues) along with commercial disputes. He has defended multiple actions brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and state and federal consumer protection laws, such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Andrew‘s experience expands to restructuring litigation, government investigations involving the United States Department of Justice or Securities Exchange Commission, and internal investigations (including on behalf of the Board of Directors of a public company). Through Andrew's multidisciplinary experience, he is able to holistically assess and creatively solve all facets of his clients' most pressing matters.

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Credentials

J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude

B.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Phi Beta Kappa

Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Matters

Counseled leading automobile manufacturer through coordination and defense of multidistrict litigation asserting RICO and consumer fraud claims, inquiries from regulators and elected officials, and restructuring litigation relating to largest automotive recall ever in United States.

Represented healthcare technology company and successfully defeated class certification in putative class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) relating to facsimiles sent to recipients purportedly in violation of that law.

Defending automobile manufacturers against claims of consumer fraud and breaches of express and implied warranty in cases alleging issues with Bluetooth and hands-free calling capabilities, infotainment systems, wheels and rims, and transmission issues.

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Counseled leading automobile manufacturer through coordination and defense of multidistrict litigation asserting RICO and consumer fraud claims, inquiries from regulators and elected officials, and restructuring litigation relating to largest automotive recall ever in United States.

Represented healthcare technology company and successfully defeated class certification in putative class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) relating to facsimiles sent to recipients purportedly in violation of that law.

Defending automobile manufacturers against claims of consumer fraud and breaches of express and implied warranty in cases alleging issues with Bluetooth and hands-free calling capabilities, infotainment systems, wheels and rims, and transmission issues.

Counseling automobile manufacturers and suppliers regarding variety of regulatory and vehicle safety issues within jurisdiction of National Highway Safety Traffic Administration ("NHTSA").

Advised Board of Directors of public company on BSA/AML and compliance issues, including completion of internal review of company policies and procedures.

Counseled client through settlement of class action alleging a RICO violation related to purported contributions to candidate in state judicial election.

Represented executive at cloud-based communications company during investigation by Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) into allegedly misleading quarterly revenue estimates.

Defended national insurance company in RICO lawsuit related to captive reinsurance subsidiaries and the company's annuity business.

Represented leading consulting firm in commercial dispute regarding ERP implementation.

Counseled broker-dealer individual client during investigation by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) into allegations of excessive trading and theft of customer funds.

Insights

Article · Source: Corporate Counsel

May 9, 2017
TCPA Trends: Different Ways Courts Are Paring Back 'Junk Fax' Lawsuits

Article · Source: Harvard Law & Policy Review

September 4, 2014
Modern Approaches to Financial Crime

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Matters

Counseled leading automobile manufacturer through coordination and defense of multidistrict litigation asserting RICO and consumer fraud claims, inquiries from regulators and elected officials, and restructuring litigation relating to largest automotive recall ever in United States.

Represented healthcare technology company and successfully defeated class certification in putative class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) relating to facsimiles sent to recipients purportedly in violation of that law.

Defending automobile manufacturers against claims of consumer fraud and breaches of express and implied warranty in cases alleging issues with Bluetooth and hands-free calling capabilities, infotainment systems, wheels and rims, and transmission issues.

See more
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Close

Matters

Counseled leading automobile manufacturer through coordination and defense of multidistrict litigation asserting RICO and consumer fraud claims, inquiries from regulators and elected officials, and restructuring litigation relating to largest automotive recall ever in United States.

Represented healthcare technology company and successfully defeated class certification in putative class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) relating to facsimiles sent to recipients purportedly in violation of that law.

Defending automobile manufacturers against claims of consumer fraud and breaches of express and implied warranty in cases alleging issues with Bluetooth and hands-free calling capabilities, infotainment systems, wheels and rims, and transmission issues.

Counseling automobile manufacturers and suppliers regarding variety of regulatory and vehicle safety issues within jurisdiction of National Highway Safety Traffic Administration ("NHTSA").

Advised Board of Directors of public company on BSA/AML and compliance issues, including completion of internal review of company policies and procedures.

Counseled client through settlement of class action alleging a RICO violation related to purported contributions to candidate in state judicial election.

Represented executive at cloud-based communications company during investigation by Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) into allegedly misleading quarterly revenue estimates.

Defended national insurance company in RICO lawsuit related to captive reinsurance subsidiaries and the company's annuity business.

Represented leading consulting firm in commercial dispute regarding ERP implementation.

Counseled broker-dealer individual client during investigation by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) into allegations of excessive trading and theft of customer funds.

Insights

Article · Source: Corporate Counsel

May 9, 2017
TCPA Trends: Different Ways Courts Are Paring Back 'Junk Fax' Lawsuits

Article · Source: Harvard Law & Policy Review

September 4, 2014
Modern Approaches to Financial Crime

View all

Credentials

J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude

B.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Phi Beta Kappa

Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois