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Andrew M. Debbins

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Practice Areas:

  • Litigation

Biography

Andrew earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, he served as a competitor and coach for NYU's Moot Court Board and as a research and teaching assistant in criminal and administrative law. Andy also competed in NYU's Marden Oral Advocacy Competition and participated in its Environmental Law Clinic, where he assisted the Natural Resources Defense Council in environmental impact litigation. Before attending law school, Andy worked at several mobile advertising technology startups in New York City.

After graduation, Andy served a one-year term as a confidential law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence J. Vilardo of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Rochester
    • B.A.
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon

Bar Admission

  • New York

Honors

  • Eagle Scout
  • Order of the Coif
  • Vanderbilt Scholar
  • Florence Allen Scholar

Professional Associations

  • Erie County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Representative Cases

  • Culhane v. United States, No. 17-CV-005, 2020 WL 7692766 (2020), Western District of New York
  • Vaccaro v. Chiari & ILecki, LLP, 470 F.Supp.3d 305 (2020), Western District of New York
  • Miami Prods. & Chem. Co. v. Olin Corp., No. 19-CV-385, 2021 WL 2587214 (2021), Western District of New York

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Western District of New York Local Rules Committee, March 2020 - Present

Current Employment Position

  • Associate

Past Positions

  • Honorable Lawrence J. Vilardo of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, Clerk