ANDREW BLACK was born in England and lived in South Africa for several years before relocating to Northern California in 1991. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, attended John F. Kennedy University Law School and completed judicial internships with the Contra Costa County Superior Court.
Andrew has dedicated his career to commercial litigation, construction defect, personal injury litigation and commercial litigation since he became an attorney in 2004. Since becoming a lawyer, Andrew has worked in nearly every facet of commercial law, including construction law, real property, trademark, trade secret, and corporate management.
Andrew has also assisted small and developing businesses with such issues as shareholder disputes, franchise and licensing, contract negotiation, corporate formation, contractors’ rights in licensure proceedings and trademark registration and litigation. Andrew has also litigated consumer rights law, including employment, wage and hour, wrongful termination, discrimination, workplace harassment, disability rights, women’s rights in the workplace and wrongful foreclosure.
Andrew was published in the appellate case of In Re Conservatorship of Whitely (2007) 155 Cal.App.4th 1447 on behalf of the Association of Regional Center Agencies for the Developmentally Disabled, and he has handled matters concerning these issues with major companies such as Ferrari, Mattel Toys, Lifeguard Licensing, Bank of America and Wells Fargo Bank.