Andy Kaplan joined Ropes & Gray's litigation department in 2018. Andy helps to represent clients facing False Claims Act lawsuits, SEC investigations, and other government enforcement actions. Andy also has experience advising clients on anti-corruption risk and compliance. He also has an active pro bono practice.
During law school, Andy interned in the SEC's Office of International Affairs and served as a teaching fellow in Georgetown's Legal Research and Writing program.
- Assisting with representation of a group of surgeons in a False Claims Act qui tam lawsuit relating to alleged unlawful billing of services.
- Representing former employee of multinational food and beverage company in DOJ and SEC investigation involving alleged improper accounting practices.
- Conducted anti-corruption, anti-bribery, and sanctions due diligence on potential acquisition targets of, and borrowers from, private equity firms.
- Represented private equity firm in SEC investigation involving alleged conflicts of interest.
- Represented venture capital firm in SEC investigation involving the sale and purchase of cryptocurrency.
- Representing a petitioner pro bono in a contested adoption proceeding.
- Representing multiple applicants pro bono in affirmative and defensive asylum proceedings.
- Co-author, “Examining Transparency International’s 24th Annual Corruption Perception Index: Key Critiques and Takeaways,” The Anti-Corruption Report (April 3, 2019)
- JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2018; Law Fellow
- BA (Philosophy and Political Science), cum laude, Xavier University, 2014
Admissions / Qualifications
- Illinois, 2018