Since joining Anthony Law in 2013, Andrew has focused his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and transactions, employment, and corporate.
Andrew has experience litigating complex commercial suits in both federal and state court on issues including business contracts, mechanics’ liens, asset acquisitions, wage and employment classification suits under the Fair Labor Standards Act, eminent domain, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, state and federal securities regulations, contractor disputes, breach of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, building codes and regulations violations, consumer protection regulations, common law fraud, and real property disputes.
On the employment side, Andrew regularly advises clients on a range of employment matters including developing and drafting employee handbooks and policy statements, disputing unemployment claims, worker classifications, and general compliance with state and federal employment laws and regulations.
Having drafted the spectrum of corporate governing documents including corporate regulations, operating agreements, buy-sell agreements, articles of incorporation, articles of organization, and corporate dissolution, Andrew is adept at working with new entrepreneurs as well sophisticated companies to construct highly customized documents to clearly define respective relationships, roles, equity, control, as well as providing contingencies for unforeseeable events such as the removal or death of a partner. In addition, Andrew has successfully resolved matters dealing with violations of fiduciary duties, partnership disputes, and other rules and regulations set out in the Ohio Corporate Code.
Andrew has been published in the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Business Law Journal on the overreach of consumer protection laws in Ohio and the resulting disparate impact on small business owners. Ohio’s Home Solicitation Sales Act: Consumer Protection Overreach.
Andrew received his Juris Doctor degree from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. He has a B.A. in History and Political Science from the Ohio State University, where he primarily focused on the archaic and classical periods in Greek history and the varying structures of governments and welfare states in Western Europe.
A proud veteran, Andrew served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps from 2005-2009. He was born and raised in Cleveland and is a die-hard Browns fan.
Representative Cases and Practice Examples
-drafted corporate regulations, articles of incorporation, and corporate restructuring documents for a multimillion-dollar, national advertising company
-created employment practice procedures for several central Ohio companies, including employee handbooks, non-solicitation/non-disclosure agreements, and guidelines on employee/contractor classifications
-drafted numerous asset purchase and sale agreements in a variety of industries, including the sale of a dental practice and one of central Ohio’s preeminent limousine companies
-successfully settled a breach of contract case related to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
-successfully defended an eminent domain suit resulting in a favorable settlement for client
Wray v. J&F Auto Sales LLC et al., Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 16-CV-004509
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