Andrew Cashmore is as an associate in the litigation & enforcement group. He focuses his practice on cases involving a broad array of corporate and commercial disputes, with an emphasis on securities and shareholder litigation. He also has experience advising clients on government investigations, conducting internal investigations, and representing clients in white collar and regulatory proceedings.
Andrew also maintains an active pro bono practice. He has represented several individuals in criminal cases through the Southern District of New York's Criminal Justice Act Panel, and authored or co-authored multiple amicus briefs concerning reproductive rights to the United States Supreme Court and various federal appellate courts. In 2017 and 2019, Andrew was named one of the recipients of the Amicus Service Award from the International Municipal Lawyers Association.
Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Andrew was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Robin S. Rosenbaum of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as a litigation associate in the New York and London offices of another international law firm.
- Represented Perrigo Co. in federal securities litigation filed in multiple federal U.S. District Courts.*
- Represented Goldman Sachs in connection with a class action lawsuit brought in the Delaware Court of Chancery by shareholders of ExamWorks Group Inc. in connection with the private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners’ $2.2 billion acquisition of ExamWorks.*
- Represented a public company and its Board of Directors in a securities class action dispute in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.*
- Advised multiple public companies in connection with investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission.*
- Conducted multiple internal investigations of high-level executives of public companies.*
*Representations denoted with an asterisk were completed prior to joining Ropes & Gray.
- Co-author, “Marijuana Use and Supervised Release,” New York Law Journal (September 2018)
- Co-author, “Expanding Morrison: The Ninth Circuit Holds That The Exchange Act Can Cover Domestic-Issued ADRs,” New York Law Journal (August 2018)
- Co-author, “Trends in Securities Cases Based on Antitrust Allegations,” Law360 (July 2018)
- JD, cum laude, Cornell Law School, 2013; Articles Editor, Cornell Law Review
- BA (History and Political Science), magna cum laude, University of Rochester, 2010; Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions / Qualifications
- Not admitted in Massachusetts
- New York, 2014
- Supreme Court of the United States
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit