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.

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  • Won summary judgment on a financial institution’s claims seeking recovery on derivatives contracts collectively worth more than $450 million in two separate cases
  • Won a post-asset acquisition working capital adjustment arbitration, obtaining an approximately $74 million award plus arbitrator’s fees

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  • New York City Bar Association


Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude, 1999
Cornell University, BA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1996

New York

Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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Andrew B. Kratenstein

Insights & Events / Media

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / September 27, 2018

Inside Counsel / October 23, 2015

Corporate Counsel / June 2, 2015

7 Best Practices for Preserving In-House Counsel Privilege

New York Law Journal / April 13, 2015

Getting the Most Out of Deposition Defense