Andy Halaby helps his clients solve complex problems practically and incisively, outside and inside the courtroom. He is
a registered patent attorney,
a former professional engineer,
a seasoned trial lawyer, and
an experienced advisor in navigating business disputes.
That diverse background contributes to identifying optimal solutions to real world problems, in the following arenas among others:
Andy has served as lead counsel in dozens of intellectual property and high technology matters, including patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, unfair competition, cyberpiracy, copyright infringement, and deceptive advertising cases, as well as contract and other disputes involving, among other things, computer fraud and abuse, data security breach, data integration, search engine optimization, software development, software licensing, and software conversion. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, in matters ranging from six to nine figures of liability exposure, involving many different products and services.
Co-chair of Snell & Wilmer's Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Andy has more than two decades’ experience advising public and private clients in connection with a wide variety of business disputes beyond those listed above, involving business tort, antitrust, derivative action, class action, securities, lender liability, ERISA, False Claims Act, corporate governance, commercial real estate, trust and estate, corporate defalcation, First Amendment, defamation, insurance coverage, life insurance and annuity, and other complex matters.
Professional Responsibility and Lawyering. Chair of the firm’s Ethics Committee, Andy also advises inside counsel, outside counsel, and law firms on professional responsibility and law of lawyering matters.
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
“Section 101 in 2019,” Co-Author, presented in connection with “101 ‘301’: Advanced Subject Matter Eligibility” program at ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA (April 11, 2019)