Andrew A. Spievack

andrew-spievack

Andrew A. Spievack

Associate

New York | 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3520 | +1 212 698 3599

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Andrew A. Spievack advises and represents clients in a broad range of matters, including complex commercial and securities-related litigation. Mr. Spievack's experience includes federal and state litigation involving class actions, contract disputes, M&A litigation, mutual funds and defamation.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Spievack served as an associate at another international law firm where he focused on complex commercial litigation.

Significant Representations

  • A leading helicopter services company and its directors in securities litigation alleging material omissions in the company’s offering documents.
  • Media personality in defamation action brought by former colleague.
  • Certain Independent Trustees of one of the largest mutual fund complexes in connection with 36(b) “excessive fees” litigation.
  • One of the largest mutual fund complexes in investor action alleging breach of contract and fiduciary breach claims premised on the fund’s purported violation of an investment limit on securities related to “emerging markets.”
  • Oppenheimer Acquisition Corp. in investor action arising out of Madoff Ponzi scheme.
  • Independent Special Committee in expedited Delaware Chancery Court proceeding regarding shareholder claims for breach of fiduciary obligations stemming from merger.
  • Financial services company in connection with third-party subpoena relating to advisory work for seller in connection with high-profile merger.
  • Leading foodservice distributor in a multi-district class action challenging pricing practices under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
  • Foreign bank in interpleader proceeding regarding enforcement of judgment against certain blocked electronic funds transfers pursuant to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

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

Education
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 2010, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • Colgate University, B.A., 2005, cum laude
Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Clerkships
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Honorable Rebecca Beach Smith