Biography

Andrew Haddad is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation department. From 2019 to 2020, Mr. Haddad served as a law clerk to the Hon. Albert Diaz of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. From 2018 to 2019, Mr. Haddad served as a law clerk to the Hon. Nicholas G. Garaufis of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to joining Patterson Belknap, Mr. Haddad was an associate at an international law firm in New York and a volunteer attorney for the Biden-Harris transition team in fall 2020.

Representative Matters

Defending a leading academic publisher in a federal class action regarding author royalties. 

Representing two major pharmaceutical companies in Lanham Act litigation regarding the counterfeiting of prescription medication.

Represented an athletic shoe and apparel company in Lanham Act litigation to protect its trademarks that resulted in a favorable settlement.

Defended a large national law firm accused of malpractice after a large commercial real estate project foundered.  The case resulted in a favorable settlement.

Represented a Fortune 500 corporation in a New York Attorney General investigation for potential violations of the Martin Act that yielded no evidence of wrongdoing.

Pro Bono

Representing an incarcerated client in a direct appeal of a criminal conviction before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and in compassionate-release proceedings. 

Represented an incarcerated client to challenge denial of release by the New York State Board of Parole.

Represented a group of law professors as amici curiae in litigation challenging the Trump administration’s family-separation policy. 

Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York
Publications