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 a member of the firm’s New York Pro Bono Committee and is an active member of the firm’s pro bono program. He 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, and the 2023 Pro Bono Star award for successfully obtaining combat-related special compensation for a US Army veteran.

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 a federal securities class action, securities lawsuits by opt-out investors, and a Securities & Exchange Commission investigation
  • A luxury online fashion retailer in successfully defeating a federal securities class action 
  • An exercise equipment and media company in successfully defeating class certification in a 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 a federal court
  • A civil rights organization in successfully litigating a Voting Rights Act lawsuit, including examining witnesses at trial
  • A US Army veteran in successfully litigating a combat-related special compensation lawsuit

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