Andrew T.Stark

Associate

Andrew represents companies of all sizes, with a broad practice covering several areas of complex commercial litigation throughout all stages, including appeals.


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Andrew's practice covers a broad range of complex commercial litigation, primarily representing corporations and their directors and officers in all stages of litigation, including appeals. Andrew is a member of several groups within the Litigation Department: Commercial Litigation; Distribution and Franchise Litigation and Counseling; Securities and Financial Litigation; Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes; and Consumer Financial Services Litigation.

In Andrew's Securities and Financial Litigation practice, he advises and defends corporations, officers, and directors in connection with securities litigation, SEC investigations, shareholder derivative actions, merger and acquisition disputes, and other complex commercial disputes.

As a member of the Franchise & Distribution group, Andrew represented franchisors, manufacturers, and distributors in litigation concerning franchising systems and distribution networks. He also represents various automotive manufacturers in disputes with dealers in cases involving dealership termination, warranties and services, and antitrust matters.

Andrew's trade secret practice includes counseling clients on the enforceability of restrictive covenant agreements, and when necessary, prosecuting claims in state and federal courts against former employees accused of misappropriating trade secrets and violating contractual obligations. He stays up to date on all new developments in this space and regularly contributes to Seyfarth's Trading Secrets blog.

Andrew also represents international clients in the US and domestic clients abroad, requiring him to navigate foreign litigation procedures and privacy laws, including the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.

Andrew delivers legal services on time and on budget, frequently using advanced technology to increase efficiency, including the use of computer-assisted learning programs to make the discovery process as efficient as possible.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrew served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Gustavo A. Gelpí in the US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. Before clerking in the US District Court, Andrew clerked for the Honorable Andrew J. McDonald in the Connecticut Supreme Court. These experiences gave him unparalleled exposure to the inner workings of the judicial systems, and practice distilling complex legal matters into judicial opinions at the state supreme court and federal trial court levels.

Andrew has an active pro bono practice, in which he counsels a nonprofit organization that assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. He has also represented a housing cooperative advocacy group and a nonprofit education organization dedicated to students and schools in high-need communities across the US.

Andrew is proud to work with an incredibly talented and diverse group of people in Seyfarth's Litigation group. His team provides top-notch legal representation, while staying up to date on the ever-changing societal and legal norms.

  • JD, Suffolk University Law School

    Summa cum laude
    Suffolk University Law Review, editor

  • BA, University of Vermont
  • Massachusetts
  • New York