Andrew Todres joined Ropes & Gray in 2015 as an associate in the litigation department in New York. Andrew focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, representing public and private companies, financial institutions, and other sophisticated clients in a range of disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in government and regulatory investigations. He also has experience representing and counseling real estate investors, lenders, and owners in real estate matters. Andrew maintains an active pro bono practice, having served as appellate and amicus counsel in cases involving disputed issues of constitutional law before a federal appeals court and a state supreme court.
Prior to joining the firm, Andrew clerked for the Honorable Shira A. Scheindlin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
- Representing Barthelemy Holdings, LLC and related entities (“Barthelemy”), as well as Colony Capital, LLC and related entities (“Colony”), in a lawsuit filed in Delaware Chancery Court in connection with a luxury hotel and villa development project on the French island of Saint Barthelemy. Following oral argument in connection with expedited proceedings, the Court denied plaintiff’s motion for a temporary restraining order.
- Representing a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank, German American Capital Corporation (GACC), in litigation filed in New York Supreme Court arising out of a luxury condominium project in Tribeca in Manhattan. After oral argument, the Court granted GACC’s motion to dismiss.
- Representing several private equity funds and their portfolio companies in a variety of matters, including transactional litigation and enforcement actions.
- Wollschlaeger v. Governor of Florida: Part of appellate litigation team that successfully represented national medical organizations and Florida physicians before the 11th Circuit, sitting en banc, in widely followed First Amendment challenge to Florida law that prevented doctors from speaking freely with patients about gun safety. See 848 F.3d 1293 (11th Cir. 2017).
- Co-author, “Getting Creative With Approaches To Removal,” Law360 (December 20, 2017)
- Co-Author, “Collateral Consequences of the Decline of Disclosure-Only Settlements,” Insights (July 2016)
- Contributor, Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin, Daniel J. Capra, The Sedona Conference, “Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence: Cases and Materials, 2d Ed.” (2015)
- Author, “9(b) or Not 9(b)? That Is the Question: How To Plead Negligent Misrepresentation in the Post-Twombly Era,” 82 Fordham L. Rev. 1447 (2013)