Andrew M. Genser

Andrew Genser

is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and a member of the litigation and white collar criminal defense practice groups. Andrew represents individuals and corporations in a wide variety of criminal and regulatory investigations by both state and federal authorities, and conducts internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients. Andrew's civil practice includes representing investment banks, broker-dealers and corporations in complex commercial and securities-related disputes.

Prior to joining the Firm, Andrew was a Deputy Chief in the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, where, for six years, he investigated, prosecuted and tried numerous complex cases, including a lengthy RICO trial that resulted in the convictions of, among others, the boss of the Gambino organized-crime family. Andrew has also successfully argued a number of appeals in the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Andrew has served as a panelist and commentator on white-collar issues, and has published articles in the areas of securities and immigration law.

Andrew was selected by Chambers USA for inclusion in its listing of America's Leading Lawyers for Business every year since 2010. Chambers USA describes Andrew as a "rising star" in white collar defense, who is "smart, savvy and well prepared," and who "manages situations efficiently and inspires confidence in clients." He has also been selected to every edition of New York Super Lawyers every year since 2010.

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Areas of Practice 1) Antitrust & Competition, 2) Appellate Litigation, 3) Class Action, 4) Mass Tort & Toxic Tort Litigation, 5) Commercial Litigation, 6) Securities & Shareholder Litigation, 7) Gov’t & Internal Investigations, 8) Litigation, 9) Accountant Liability Litigation and 10) Outsourcing
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 1994, cum laude
Education Cornell University, B.A., English, 1991, summa cum laude
Bar Member / Association State bar of New York
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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