Professional Details

Andrew B. Breidenbach

Senior Attorney

Andrew Breidenbach is a Senior Attorney in the Century City office of Theodora Oringher. Andrew combines deep experience in trial and appellate litigation with a background in economic policy to achieve creative, efficient solutions for his clients. Andrew is a seasoned commercial litigator, having represented plaintiffs and defendants in a broad array of complex, high-value matters, including cross-border commercial disputes, securities cases, patent and copyright actions, and disputes arising from mergers and acquisitions. Having completed trial- and appellate-level federal clerkships, Andrew understands what cases need and what judges want, and he is able to develop and present complex issues in a way that will resonate with juries, trial court judges, and appellate panels.  Andrew also has extensive experience with insurance coverage disputes, having successfully assisted corporate policyholders recover hundreds of millions of dollars under all types of insurance policies.

Andrew also maintains an extensive pro bono practice, through which he puts his skills to use for the development of his community. He advocates on behalf of homeless communities and regularly handles immigration and asylum matters, including for the organization Kids in Need of Defense.

After graduating from Harvard Law School, Andrew clerked for Judge Percy Anderson on the U.S. District Court for Central District of California and Judge Dennis Jacobs on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Prior to joining Theodora Oringher, Andrew was a litigation associate at Reed Smith LLP in Philadelphia and Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP in New York

Representative Matters

  • Lead trial counsel representing plaintiff telematics development company in $40 million arbitration against its primary distributor.
  • Lead trial counsel representing the Orange County District Attorney in civil suit brought by American Civil Liberties Union relating to the District Attorney’s use of confidential custodial informants.
  • Represented international gold and silver mining conglomerate in multi-million-dollar dispute with reinsurer alleging tortious interference with client’s insurance contract.
  • Represented international telecommunications companies in disputes with insurers regarding hundreds of millions of dollars of coverage owed for legacy asbestos liabilities.
  • Counseled global entertainment and gaming company regarding mass litigation arising from mass casualty event, including analyzing litigation strategies and settlement structures to maximize plaintiff participation, likelihood of court approval, and insurance coverage for pending and future claims.
  • Successfully recovered over $50 million for national mortgage servicers in disputes with mortgage insurers in federal court and commercial arbitrations.
  • Represented Los Angeles Unified School District before the California Court of Appeal in appeal of multiple trial verdicts arising out of a series of construction disputes.
  • Successfully represented global investment bank and broker dealer in dismissing a copyright suit brought by news organization seeking tens of millions of dollars in statutory damages.