Andrew Bank

Andrew Bank

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 202 637 3207

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Andy Bank represents clients in a broad range of commercial litigation and arbitration matters, with a particular focus on privacy and data security litigation. He has considerable experience in all stages of civil litigation, including motions to dismiss and motions to compel arbitration, discovery disputes, fact and expert witness depositions, and class certification briefing.

In the data security space, Andy regularly advises organizations that have suffered a cyberattack in coordinating incident response efforts, responding to government inquiries and investigations, and defending against lawsuits filed after an attack.

Andy also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on gun violence prevention litigation, immigration proceedings, and post-conviction advocacy on behalf of criminal defendants seeking clemency, compensation, and early release. He has co-authored briefs in state and federal courts across the country, including the United States Supreme Court.

Before joining the firm, Andy served as a law clerk to the Honorable Deborah K. Chasanow of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2015

B.A., Northwestern University, magna cum laude, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


Court admissions

U.S. District Court, District of Maryland

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Representative experience

Prevailed on motions to compel arbitration and obtained early dismissal of claims against a leading technology/app company in class actions arising from a cyberattack.

Defended health insurance company in multidistrict class-action litigation and regulatory investigations arising from cyberattack.

Led internal fact investigations for and defended regulatory enforcement actions against retail and health care clients that have announced cyberattacks.

Obtained early dismissal on the pleadings of proposed class action against major technology company alleging violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

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