Andrew Ellis

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Andrew M. Ellis is an attorney at the firm. Andrew focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He has experience representing clients in disputes related to antitrust, securities litigation, shareholder disputes, residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) litigation, white collar criminal matters, and internal investigations involving allegations of fraud. 

Before joining Korein Tillery, Andrew worked as a litigation associate at Jones Day. Among other significant experience, Andrew briefed and argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in an appeal of a defendant’s federal tax crimes conviction. United States v. Saleem Hakim, 19-11970 (11th Cir.). He was also part of a trial team that obtained a favorable decision in an appraisal action where the petitioners asserted the acquired corporation was worth $5 billion more than the merger consideration. In re Appraisal of Jarden Corp., No. 12456 (Del. Ch.). 

Andrew received his J.D. from Harvard Law School. While in law school, he was an Article Editor for the Harvard Law and Policy Review.    

Andrew was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri, and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri. Prior to law school, Andrew spent a year as an analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He is an avid fan of Mizzou football and the Kansas City Chiefs. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Lindsay, and daughter, Lucy.

Education
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

    • Article Editor, Harvard Law and Policy Review

    • Teaching Fellow, Torts taught by Prof. Jon Hanson

    • Clinical Intern, Greater Boston Legal Services and Legal Aid of Western Missouri

  • University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

    • B.S. in Economics, B.A. in Political Science, Minor in Mathematics

    • Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude  

Representative Cases
  • United States v. Saleem Hakim, No. 19-11970 (11th Cir.)

  • In re Appraisal of Jarden Corp., No. 12456 (Del. Ch.)

  • United States v. John Holland, No. 1:17-cr-00234-AT-CMS (N.D. Ga.)

  • Premier Concrete LLC v. Argos N. Am. Corp., No. 1:20-cv-00307-SDG (N.D. Ga.)

Bar Admission
  • Georgia

  • Supreme Court of Georgia

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Areas of Practice
  • Securities Litigation

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Antitrust