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Drew has been an invaluable help to me in my time as Chair of the Class Action Committee. He has a great depth in class action experience and is al ... Read More

– Gregory Cook, Chair of Financial Services Litigation Practice Group

Andrew J. McGuinness, Esq., is a complex commercial litigation boutique firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with a national practice for both domestic and international clientele. Working with experienced, top-level litigators and other lawyers and experts in flexible teams tailored to each case and client need, Mr. McGuinness offers substantial trial and case management experience in the areas of antitrust, contracts, securities, consumer, product liability, patent, executive compensation, control contest, dealer terminations, multi-district litigation, and other disputes.  Andrew (“Drew”) McGuinness brings his two decades of big-firm experience to clients ranging from multinational corporations to smaller businesses and individuals at a compelling value proposition. This firm has been designed from the ground up for flexible delivery of legal services without unnecessary overhead or legacy costs that do little to further your goals.

As the former head of the class-action practice of a major Midwestern-based law firm and through his ongoing service on the planning committee and faculty of the American Bar Association’s preeminent class action forum, the National Institute on Class Actions, Mr. McGuinness has been recognized as one of the top class action litigators in Michigan and the country. He authored and co-teaches the ABA course “Class Actions 101” presented annually in conjunction with the Institute, and is sought out to work with litigators around the country on class action matters. Mr. McGuinness regularly speaks and writes on class action law, and invites you to explore the class action resources and links on this website.

Mr. McGuinness frequently teams with a client’s primary outside counsel in significant matters. While his practice is national in scope he has most frequently appeared in federal  and local courts in Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. His extensive experience in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and his active participation in the local federal bar, have made him a valuable partner to out-of-state clients and co-counsel with matters pending in these courts.  He has tried cases and arbitration matters throughout Michigan, and has been recognized by clients and colleagues as a skillful and effective negotiator as well as one of the top antitrust litigators in the state.