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Andrew Lauria is an associate in Pillsbury's Litigation and Employment & Labor practices and is located in the New York office. He focuses his practice on complex commercial and employment litigation.
Andrew has worked for clients on a variety of litigation and pre-litigation matters, including employment disputes, construction defects litigation, commercial contract renegotiation, and complex financial services litigation. Andrew also assists in advising employers to comply with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations in reviewing employee handbooks, manuals, policies, and agreements, as well as by conducting employment-related due diligence in merger and acquisition transactions. Andrew's pro bono practice includes representing immigrants seeking asylum and special immigrant juvenile status.
Assisted employers in reaching favorable settlements through mediations conducted by JAMS and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Represented a residential mortgage-backed securities trustee in litigation involving $900 million in disputed mortgage insurance claims.
Advised electronics manufacturer in successfully renegotiating a long-term supply agreement.
Former adjunct professor at Hofstra Law School, where he taught a course entitled “Understanding Statutes and Regulations” to students seeking LLM and M.A. degrees in Public Health and Policy.
Legal intern at the Hofstra Law Asylum Clinic, where he worked directly with asylum-seekers from Latin America and Asia to prepare their cases so they may successfully gain asylum.
J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 2015
magna cum laude, Senior Research Editor, Hofstra Law Review
B.A., Temple University, 2012
magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York