Andrew M. Loewenstein

Partner

Overview

Andrew Loewenstein is a West Palm Beach litigation attorney who concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation matters. Mr. Loewenstein's representation includes developing innovative ways of investigating and prosecuting complex fraud schemes on behalf of property and casualty (P&C) and health insurers, financial institutions, and domestic and international business interests. He also advises corporations ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies in commercial disputes. Mr. Loewenstein draws from his extensive business training to understand clients' needs and develop highly tailored strategies to prosecute and defend litigation, or seek a favorable result through alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Loewenstein also represents management's interests in labor and employment disputes, including defending claims brought under Title VII (Race, National Origin, Religion, and Sex discrimination), the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and related state and federal employment laws. He also has significant experience with E-Discovery in state and federal courts, particularly in the context of litigating misappropriation of trade secrets and fraud claims. Mr. Loewenstein has both prosecuted and defended preliminary injunctions in trade secret and breach of non-compete litigation matters.

In addition, Mr. Loewenstein defends health insurers in Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation, including the investigation of fraud in the submission of associated claims and filing affirmative litigation related to such matters.

While in law school, Mr. Loewenstein served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Beth Bloom in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court for Miami Dade County. Mr. Loewenstein also served as an intern in the U.S. Senate and was the president of a multinational nonprofit organization before becoming an attorney.

Experience

  • Represented a national health insurer in federal court involving claims against substance use disorder facilities and a related laboratory involving claims of violations of Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practice Act (FDUTPA) and Patient Brokering Act pertaining to the inappropriate use of urine drug testing and unlawful patient referrals
  • Represented a national insurance carrier in suit to recover payments obtained by a medical provider as part of a fraudulent scheme in which the provider operated without the proper licensure and provided unnecessary and unreasonable treatment to insureds
  • Represented clients in prosecuting Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), fraud and deceptive trade practice claims, including action on behalf of insurance carriers seeking in excess of $35 million in damages against physicians, surgery centers and medical practice managers for certain spinal procedures performed on personal injury claimants

  • Prosecuted civil claims on behalf of large insurance companies and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) claims administrators against entities and individuals engaged in complex and large-scale fraudulent schemes in the healthcare, substance abuse and automobile insurance industries
  • Defended claims administrators and insurers against ERISA claims brought as mass actions relating to health benefits, fiduciary duties and claims handling procedures

Credentials

Education
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Miami, MBA
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., universali cum honore
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Memberships
  • Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, Board of Directors, 2017-present
  • Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, Board of Directors
  • University of Miami Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors, Vice Chair, National Young Alumni Committee, 2013-2014; Chair, National Young Alumni Committee, 2014-2015
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2009-present
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2011-2013
  • State Bar of Georgia, 2017-present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2011-present
Honors & Awards
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2014-2019
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine, Commercial Litigation, 2018, 2019
  • Florida Legal Elite Up & Comer, Florida Trend magazine, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2017

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