Pat Andriola

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Pat Andriola

Associate

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 641 5619 | +1 212 698 3599

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Pat Andriola focuses his practice on commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense. Mr. Andriola has represented clients in actions and inquiries brought by the United States Attorney’s Offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He has conducted internal investigations, delivered argument in court and engaged in related motion practice.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Andriola completed a federal clerkship with the Honorable William H. Walls in the District of New Jersey. He previously practiced litigation in the New York office of another global law firm, where he received The Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award in 2018 for his work on behalf of indigent criminal defendants challenging the constitutionality of New York’s cash bail statute.

Experience
  • An international bank in one of the largest multidistrict class action litigations in S.D.N.Y. history on claims relating to alleged market manipulation and antitrust violations.
  • A broker-dealer sued in Pennsylvania state court for alleged business torts by investors of one of the broker-dealer’s clients.
  • An international bank in its compliance, vis-à-vis a federal court-appointed monitor, with the terms of a deferred prosecution agreement.
  • A parking garage company in a derivative action in New York’s Commercial Division brought by the former CEO of the company.
  • A real estate company in an arbitration between founding board members.
  • An international bank in investigations by the SEC, DOJ, and CFTC regarding potential collusion in a major international financial market.
  • Multiple indigent criminal defendants arguing, up through the New York Court of Appeals, against onerous cash bail terms.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • Tufts University, B.A., cum laude
  • New York University, M.B.A., 2015, Law & Business
  • New York University, J.D., Notes Editor, NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, 2015
Admissions
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Clerkships
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Honorable William H. Walls