Andrew M. Serrao focuses his practice on bankruptcy litigation, white-collar criminal defense, anti-corruption matters and corporate investigations. Using his prior experience as a federal law clerk, Andrew effectively represents his clients in all aspects of litigation.
While in law school, Andrew served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, and was a National Competitor for the Moot Court Honor Society. Upon graduation, Andrew received the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies.
Member of the BakerHostetler team working as counsel to the court-appointed SIPA Trustee in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, an unprecedented recovery effort stemming from one of the largest financial frauds in U.S. history.
Conducted internal investigation of a Fortune 100 company in connection with alleged criminal antitrust violations. Managed search warrant response, conducted employee interviews and ensured subpoena compliance.
Represents individual under DOJ and SEC investigation for alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Represented individual in appeal concerning bankruptcy court’s decision on opposition’s standing to prosecute claims against client.
J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 2014; Editor-in-Chief, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review; National Competitor, Moot Court Honor Society
B.A., Political Science, New York University, 2010, cum laude