Andrew B. Flake is a partner in the firm's Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Groups and leads the firm's healthcare technology Industry Team.
Mr. Flake focuses his practice on protecting his clients' business assets, including technology and intellectual property, through the litigation and trial of complex business disputes. He is also experienced in the practice of alternative dispute resolution. In addition to being a certified arbitrator and registered neutral, he regularly advises clients on issues pertaining to, and serving as lead counsel in, commercial arbitration matters both domestic and international. In industries including healthcare technology, manufacturing, software and app development, and life sciences, Mr. Flake frequently handles matters for national and international clients involving unfair competition, false advertising, defamation and rights of publicity, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder rights and corporate governance, breach of commercial contract, interference with business relations, business valuation and theft of trade secrets.
Mr. Flake frequently speaks and presents on the litigation and trial of business cases, on issues of international and cross-border litigation and dispute resolution, on how companies can protect competitive advantage and on the intersection of law and technology. As part of a national trial practice, Mr. Flake has also appeared as pro hac vice trial counsel in other state and federal courts in jurisdictions including Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, South Carolina and Ohio. A German speaker with an L.L.M. in international and comparative law, Mr. Flake offers deep experience in counseling international businesses through litigation, trial and arbitration processes.