Andrew R. Gray, Chair of the Litigation & Trial Department in Orange County, represents companies, financial institutions, boards of directors, and individuals in complex commercial litigation including securities class action lawsuits, corporate control and merger disputes, government investigation and enforcement actions, and other complex matters.
Mr. Gray’s practice focuses on securities and corporate control litigation. He represents industry-leading companies, officers and directors, professional service organizations, and financial institutions in connection with:
- Securities class actions
- Shareholder derivative litigation
- Fraud allegations
- Mergers and acquisitions litigation
- Battles for corporate control
- Government enforcement actions
- Internal investigations
- Other complex, high-exposure litigation
Mr. Gray previously served as a clerk to Judge Kim Wardlaw on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Gray was a teacher at Loyola High School of Los Angeles where he also coached football and basketball.
Mr. Gray has served on the firm's Associates Committee and Pro Bono Committee, and he participates in the firm's pro bono program. He is on the Boards of Directors of the Orange County Federal Bar Association, the Orange County chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Community Legal Aid SoCal, and Human Options, a non-profit dedicated to stopping the cycle of domestic violence.