White & Case (New York)

Andrew Hammond

White & Case (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

A partner in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Andy has represented clients in some of the most significant and high-profile litigation matters pending in US Courts. In more than 15 years working at the Firm, Andy has appeared in US federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as domestic and international arbitral tribunals. His extensive litigation experience spans an array of business sectors, including the financial services, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and manufacturing industries. He has also been called upon to represent foreign governments and governmental bodies. Andy focuses on representing financial services clients in contractual disputes arising out of indentures, financing agreements, inter-creditor agreements, share purchase agreements and derivative instruments, as well as M&A litigation and other shareholder actions. He also has a significant track record of representing and advising clients in antitrust litigation, intellectual property litigation, federal securities litigation, and in disputes arising under various state common law and statutory theories. Andy frequently represents debtors, creditors and equity holders in chapter 11 restructuring proceedings, and is currently representing a multinational bank in connection with multidistrict class action litigation involving the alleged manipulation of LIBOR, EURIBOR and Yen LIBOR. He is also representing a founder of the Fairfield Greenwich Group in more than a dozen federal and state litigations and regulatory investigations arising out of the Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Prior to joining White & Case in 1998, Andy served as a law clerk to the Honorable Charles Schwartz, Jr., United States District Judge, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

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Jack E. Pace, Scott Hershman, Andrew Hammond, Ian Cuillerier, Tripp Odom, Edward So, Pratin Vallabhaneni The US DoJ releases a positive Business Review Letter blessing the amendments of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association to address interest rate benchmarks (International Swaps and Derivatives Association)


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