Andrew Silver

ASSOCIATE
Biography

Andrew Silver’s practice focuses on all aspects of complex civil litigation matters in federal and state courts, with a special emphasis on cases involving the industries of consumer financial services and consumer products. He is experienced in matters concerning data privacy, contracts, labeling and product defects, and claims brought under federal statutes such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), National Bank Act, and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). Andrew has litigated numerous class action cases through the class certification, summary judgment, settlement, and appellate stages.

Representative matters include:

  • Representing clients in state and federal court cases in class action, False Claims Act, commercial, and appellate litigation
  • Working on discovery in class action cases, including taking and defending depositions, for purposes of class certification and summary judgment proceedings
  • Working with expert witnesses to synthesize expert reports related to both liability and damages in product labeling, TCPA, and product defect matters, and responding to Daubert briefs regarding admissibility of expert testimony
  • Assisting in settlement efforts in class action cases

Prior to law school, Andrew worked as a correspondent and desk assistant in The Boston Globe’s Sports Department covering high school and college sports.

Andrew graduated magna cum laude as a member of the Order of the Coif from Boston College Law School, where he served as Articles Editor of the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review. He also worked as a student-attorney at the Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau, practicing housing law, family law, and administrative law on behalf of indigent clients. During law school, Andrew interned with both the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York, NY, and the United States District Court in Burlington, Vermont, for the Hon. C.J. William K Sessions, III.

 

Awards + Recognition

Professional + Community

  • Member, Bar of the District of Columbia
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar
Publications + Presentations
December 14, 2016 | Publication

"New HHS Kickback Safe Harbors Are Subject To Many Conditions"

National Law Review

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April 1, 2015 | Publication

"Deceptive Labeling Class Action Settlements"

American Association for Justice Class Action Law Group Newsletter, Spring 2015 (member subscription required)

January 30, 2015 | Publication

"Supreme Court Ruling Provides Significant Protection to Whistleblowers"

National Law Review

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Blog Posts
April 29, 2019

DOJ High-Wire Act

DOJ High-Wire Act

Heavyweight parties are slugging it out in a lawsuit in the Granite State, and Ifrah Law is taking a lead role in protecting the interests of America’s rapidly growing online gaming industry.  The New Hampshire civil case comes on the heels of the Department of Justice (DOJ) releasing an interpretation of the federal Wire Act… Read More

April 9, 2019

Update on 1/14/19 OLC Wire Act Opinion – All Eyes on New Hampshire

Update on 1/14/19 OLC Wire Act Opinion – All Eyes on New Hampshire

(This post was originally published on 1/15/2019 and updated on 4/8/2019) On Jan. 14, 2019, the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel issued an opinion reversing its 2011 position on the Wire Act and sports betting, contradicting not just itself but decisions by at least two District Courts and dicta by the U.S. Supreme… Read More

April 3, 2019

Ability to Revoke TCPA Consent Limited When Consent Was Provided Via Contract

Ability to Revoke TCPA Consent Limited When Consent Was Provided Via Contract

Although the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) limits the ways in which companies may contact individuals via automated dialers, with prerecorded messages, or via text message, one of its hallmarks is that companies are entitled to contact consumers who have provided their express consent to be called.  However, in 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”)… Read More

FTC Beat | Ifrah on iGaming