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Andrew G. Gordon

Partner

Tel: 212-373-3543
Fax: 212-492-0543  
agordon@paulweiss.com

New York
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064

A partner in the Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Management Committee, Andrew G. Gordon has extensive experience litigating on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation matters. Andrew’s litigation practice is concentrated on securities, intellectual property and other commercial disputes. He has also handled significant antitrust, bankruptcy and tax matters for several clients.

Experience

An experienced trial lawyer, Andrew has conducted or participated in numerous trials in federal and state courts, bankruptcy courts and arbitration matters.

Some of his recent work includes:

  • representing several public and private company defendants - including, for example, The Citco Group of Companies, The Hunt Companies, Merck, Rhodia S.A., The Interpublic Group of Companies, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., Oilsands Quest Inc. and Sealed Air Corporation - in securities class actions, take-over litigation, and derivative-styled lawsuits brought around the country;
  • litigation of significant trademark, licensing and contractual disputes for clients such as MTV Networks, Liz Claiborne, Voice Age Corporation and Ralph Lauren Corporation;
  • representing several major clients - such as Emdeon, Harbinger, Interline Brands, KKR and Olympus Partners - in substantial commercial matters pending in the Delaware Court of Chancery, including, most recently, achieving a favorable result for Emdeon in multiple lawsuits brought challenging the acquisition of Emdeon;
  • representing and advising Warner Music Group with respect to various matters, including disputes concerning recording contracts with certain artists, joint venture arrangements, digital rights, employment-related issues, copyright, antitrust, licensing and other commercial disputes;
  • representing several financial, hedge fund and private equity clients in a variety of regulatory, criminal, and civil litigation-related matters, including successfully defending a major private equity fund client in an arbitration in which plaintiff alleged claims of fraud and breach of contract and sought over $100 million in damages;
  • achieving significant victories on behalf of Bloomingdale Properties and Zurich Alternative Asset Management and Citigroup in arbitrations over the valuation of the commercial properties located at 1385 Broadway and 111 Wall Street; and
  • litigation of various bankruptcy matters, including representing Citigroup in the Tribune bankruptcy, the Official Creditors Committee of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. and MacAndrews & Forbes in connection with the bankruptcy of Federal-Mogul.

Andrew is also part of a trial team that successfully represented, pro bono, thousands of individuals with serious mental illnesses in a landmark lawsuit brought against the Governor of the State of New York and other New York officials.

Andrew served as associate editor of the Fordham Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP