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Partner - Andrew M. Zeitlin

Andrew M. Zeitlin

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Andrew Zeitlin practices in the areas of business litigation and bankruptcy. He represents clients in both federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings in a variety of matters, including business torts, partnership and corporate disputes, defamation claims, employment matters, white collar and securities matters, foreclosures and contract and real estate disputes. Andrew has worked on trial and appellate matters.

Distinctions

  • AV Preeminent® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer®: Business Litigation (2013-2017)
  • American Bar Foundation: Fellow
  • Comparative Labor Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief (1993-1994)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Section of Litigation, Co-Chair of Unfair Trade Practices Subcommittee
  • Fairfield County Bar Association: President (2013-2014); Vice President (2012-2013)
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court: Barrister

Community Involvement

  • Coordinate firm's pro bono program assisting Holocaust survivors apply for pensions from German government (2010-Present)
  • Boys & Girls Club of Stamford: Board of Directors
  • United Way of Western Connecticut: Board of Directors (2003-2014)
  • Village of Rye Brook, New York: Ethics Board (2011-present); Traffic Commission (2010-2011)
  • Blind Brook School District of Rye Brook, New York: Citizens' Budget Advisory Committee (2010-2011)
  • Brandeis University Alumni Association: Vice President, Board of Directors
  • Brandeis University Alumni Club of Westchester County: President (2011-2016)
  • Brandeis University Alumni Club of New York City: Lawyers Network Committee
  • Brandeis University Class of 1990 Reunion Co-Chair (2005, 2010 and 2015)

Foreclosure/Bankruptcy Action

Obtained judgment of strict foreclosure on behalf of bank whose customer operated gas station, convenience store and car wash.  Obtained relief from stay in related Bankruptcy Court litigation, enabling bank to complete foreclosure action.

Replevin Action

Obtained a prejudgment order of replevin, followed by a judgment, in favor of a bank whose customer, a boat dealership, defaulted in connection with a floorplan financing arrangement. As a result of the replevin order, the bank was able to secure possession -- and subsequently liquidate -- its collateral, consisting of eight boats in Connecticut.
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Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1994
  • Brandeis University, B.A., 1990,
    magna cum laude
  • Cambridge University, Queens College,
    1988-1989

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of CT
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of NY
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