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Andrew G. Lipton Associate

New York, NY | Direct 212.631.1252Fax 646.837.5779
Westchester County, NY
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Andrew Lipton represents international management liability insurers and professional liability insurers across multiple financial, casualty and specialty lines in complex coverage matters. Andrew’s practice is focused on providing strategic coverage and exposure advice to D&O and E&O insurers in connection with policies provided to large public corporations, private companies, financial services firms and tech firms. He has particular experience with claims involving alleged violations of the federal securities laws, federal anti-corruption and false claims statutes, claims involving bankruptcy proceedings, as well as D&O and E&O exposures arising out of large-scale cyber events such as data breaches.

Prior to joining White and Williams, Andrew practiced in the D&O group of a national law firm, where he advised foreign and domestic insurers in connection with directors and officers liability coverage issues. At St. John’s University School of Law, Andrew was a senior staff member of the St. John’s Journal of International & Comparative Law, and completed an externship with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Lloyd’s of London and Bermuda insurers as coverage and monitoring counsel in connection with various securities class actions filed against large public corporations and their directors and officers, as well as shareholder derivative actions
  • Represented Lloyd’s of London and Bermuda insurers in private and public company D&O coverage disputes across the country involving issues concerning “prior & pending” claims, professional services exclusions, contractual liability exclusions, and public policy issues such as disgorgement of ill-gotten gains and pre-existing obligations
  • Represented a Lloyd’s of London insurer in connection with securities class actions as well as multi-national investigations arising from a large-scale data breach of a web services company
  • Represented a Lloyd’s of London insurer in connection with a DOJ investigation of an Insured’s alleged violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Recognition & Involvement

Andrew is an elected District Leader in the 93rd New York State Assembly District within the City of White Plains, NY. In this capacity, he assists candidates in various state and local elections, helps to monitor the administration of elections, and participates in various philanthropic activities throughout Westchester County, NY.


Bar and Court Admissions

New York


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


St. John's University School of Law, JD, 2013

Boston University, BA, 2010


Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)

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