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Andrew Podolin

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Overview

Andrew Podolin is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. He represents and advises institutional and individual clients in complex litigations, regulatory and white collar proceedings and internal investigations.

Mr. Podolin earned a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he served as the Head Articles Editor of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He earned a B.A. with distinction from Cornell University. more +

Prior to joining RK&O, Mr. Podolin was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Analisa Torres of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Experience

  • A public company board committee in internal investigations of potential accounting and disclosure violations.
  • Torneos y Competencias, a leading South American sports marketing firm, in the defense of civil lawsuits asserting antitrust and RICO claims based on alleged bribery of international soccer officials.
  • An interdealer broker and its affiliates in the defense of several federal class action lawsuits asserting antitrust and Commodity Exchange Act claims based on alleged manipulation of financial benchmark rates.
  • A hedge fund in connection with a Martin Act investigation by the New York Attorney General. 
  • An options salesperson in an arbitration related to allegations of wrongful discharge.
  • A board member of CBS in litigation between CBS and Redstone entities.
  • Numerous securities industry professionals in FINRA inquiries and investigations.
  • A private equity firm in connection with internal and regulatory investigations related to bribery and accounting misconduct within a portfolio company.
  • A large asset manager in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations regarding alleged disclosure violations.
  • A public biomedical company in connection with an SEC insider trading investigation.
  • A global bank in connection with residential mortgage-backed securities litigation.
  • CJA counsel to an indigent criminal defendant in connection with federal gun and drug charges.
Practice Areas
Clerkship(s)
  • Honorable Analisa Torres, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Education
  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2012
  • Cornell University, B.A., 2009
Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York