Andrew Schilling heads Buckley Sandler’s New York office and represents entities and individuals in government investigations, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation.
A leader of the firm’s False Claims Act and FIRREA practice, Mr. Schilling regularly represents companies and individuals in responding to civil fraud, civil rights, and consumer protection investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), United States Attorney’s Offices, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and state attorneys general.
Mr. Schilling is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) and Chief of the Civil Division at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY). As Civil Chief at the SDNY, he supervised all federal civil litigation by that office and established that office’s Civil Frauds Unit, which investigates cases in such areas as mortgage fraud, health care fraud, grant fraud, procurement fraud, and customs fraud.
Mr. Schilling also served as Chief of the Civil Rights Unit of that office, supervising and handling both criminal civil rights prosecutions and civil enforcement actions, including under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Housing Act, the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA), and laws protecting the rights of service members.
Mr. Schilling is an experienced trial and appellate attorney, and regularly defends companies in False Claims Act qui tam litigation and employment litigation, including actions in federal and state court alleging unlawful discrimination and retaliation.
As an AUSA, he handled jury trials and bench trials in bankruptcy, civil rights, employment discrimination, retaliation, and law enforcement misconduct cases. He has also argued more than a dozen federal and state appeals.
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