Andrew B. Kratenstein provides legal counsel on complex commercial litigation, focusing on financial services, securities, real estate and beverage distribution disputes. He represents clients in a broad array of industries, including banking, private equity, real estate, hospitality, beverage distribution, sports, health care, life sciences, pharmaceuticals and energy. Andrew currently chairs the Firm’s Litigation training committee.
Andrew is also active in the Firm's pro bono program. Among other matters, he has won several appeals on behalf of abused, neglected or abandoned immigrant children who have been denied the ability to apply for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Andrew has been honored by Sanctuary for Families with its Above and Beyond Pro Bono Award honoring members of the legal profession for their outstanding pro bono representation and advocacy on behalf of Sanctuary's clients.
Andrew guest lectures at Columbia Law School on best practices for electronic discovery, and he has served as faculty for the Practising Law Institute's symposium on Best Practices for Complex Cases.
Before beginning his practice, Andrew served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard W. Roberts of the US District Court for the District of Columbia. While in law school, Andrew served as an editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation.