Andrej Novakovski is a litigation and trial associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, and represents large corporations, financial institutions, and individuals in a range of civil and criminal litigation matters, with a particular focus on securities class actions. Mr. Novakovski’s practice spans a range of industries, including technology, energy, and consumer products.

Mr. Novakovski is an active member of the firm’s pro bono program and was a recipient of the firm’s 2020 Robert M. Dell Prize for Extraordinary Pro Bono Service as part of a team that successfully litigated a Voting Rights Act lawsuit in the East Ramapo Central School District in New York.

Mr. Novakovski earned his JD from UCLA School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as staff editor of the Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs.

Mr. Novakovski’s experience includes representing:

  • A global industrials conglomerate in connection with several federal securities class and opt-out lawsuits and Securities & Exchange Commission investigations
  • A luxury online fashion retailer in successfully defeating a securities class action in federal court
  • An exercise equipment and media company in successfully defeating class certification and achieving a partial dismissal of claims in consumer class action alleging false advertising
  • A software company in successfully defeating a federal securities class action
  • A lobbying and PR firm involved in a criminal investigation related to the Foreign Agents Registration Act
  • A major financial institution as indenture trustee in seeking injunctive relief against a bond issuer to install significant controls over a casino’s operations to protect bondholders’ collateral
  • A multinational semiconductor company in acquisition-related litigation
  • A renewable energy company in connection with enforcing an arbitration award in federal court
  • A technology company in connection with breach of fiduciary duty, trade secret, and unfair competition claims
  • A civil rights organization in successfully litigating a Voting Rights Act lawsuit, including examining several witnesses at trial

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2017
  • BA in Political Science, Western New England University, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Macedonian