Andre is an experienced litigator who represents a range of clients in matters involving negligence, general liability, construction law and general commercial litigation. His client base includes health care providers such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities, along with contractors, construction companies, property owners, developers, manufacturers and retailers.
Health Care Litigation
Andre provides litigation and risk management counsel to health care, skilled nursing and assisted-living companies. He has experience in many aspects of the long-term care industry including trials, arbitration, investigations and regulatory responses. He regularly serves as national and regional counsel in New York and New Jersey defending clients in coordinated litigation and single plaintiff cases involving complex medical and regulatory issues. He has represented numerous health care and long-term care organizations in varied litigation and regulatory settings.
In the construction defects area, Andre represents developers, property owners, management companies, contractors and building product manufacturers against claims of negligence, breach of contract and warranty, contribution and indemnity in multi-million-dollar construction defect and delay claims including claims of sub-standard and non-compliant work, water intrusion, subsidence damage, property damage, personal injury and economic loss. Andre has handled matters involving architectural design, bond litigation, tenant complaints, engineering, framing, waterproofing, masonry, roofing, excavation, HVAC, foundations, sheet-rocking, plumbing, electrical work, and materials manufacture. Andre also has substantial experience defending Labor Law claims alleging violations of Sections 200, 240 and 241 of the Labor Law of New York.
Andre also litigates a broad range of general liability/negligence cases and business and commercial litigation including trademark Infringement, class action litigation, subrogation and coverage issues, medical device litigation, ADA discrimination, premises liability, commercial and residential tenant disputes, toxic exposure and Labor Law claims.
Andre utilizes cutting-edge litigation management technologies such as proprietary databases, document processing, imaging, and predictive coding software to manage complex litigation in an electronic environment.