Andrew Howard is a senior associate in Liner's Business Litigation Group. A strategic litigator, Andrew adeptly handles cases from pretrial preparation through trial, with a proven track record of procuring excellent results. He has represented clients in sophisticated, multimillion-dollar disputes, frequently obtaining successful settlements, judgments and dismissals in his clients' favor. Andrew represents clients in the real estate, financial services and entertainment industries on business litigation issues involving claims for breach of contract, fraud and wrongful foreclosure, as well as partnership disputes, quiet title actions, landlord-tenant disputes and other complex litigation matters.
Recently, Andrew helped to obtain a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of a large home furnishings company and national franchisor. Andrew and his team successfully prosecuted fraud, breach of contract, and unlawful business practices claims against several private equity funds and their principals, resulting in the elimination of the funds’ preferred stock (in excess of $49 million) and the surrender of preferred shares to the client company at a significant discount.
He is also dedicated to pro bono work, having obtained several favorable settlements for low-income families who had been defrauded in real estate transactions, among other things.