CHICAGO (January 3, 2019) – Neal Gerber Eisenberg (NGE) is pleased to announce that Andrew G. May, previously an associate of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, has been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2019.
May focuses his practice on high-stakes litigation and has substantial experience in successfully prosecuting and defending a wide variety of litigation and arbitration matters from inception through trial and appeal in federal and state courts throughout the country.
“Ever since joining the firm as a summer associate, Andrew has distinguished himself as a top-notch litigator with a penchant for taking on challenging cases and achieving exceptional results,” said Managing Partner Scott J. Fisher. “Andrew’s ingenuity, skilled advocacy, and strategic vision make him an asset to the firm’s clients, and his elevation to partner is a validation of the firm’s inclusive, collaborative and industrious culture. We are proud to welcome him to the partnership.”
Over the course of his career at NGE, May has been a member of several successful trial and arbitration teams, has argued and won significant motions and appeals, and has proven adept at securing dismissals at the early stages of litigation. In 2017, May successfully argued an appeal before the Illinois Appellate Court in an insurance coverage dispute that captured front page media coverage. May’s practice encompasses a wide array of subject areas, including breach of contract claims, business torts, defamation, insurance coverage, fraud, antitrust, class action defense, partnership and shareholder disputes, trade secrets, products liability, real estate disputes, and aviation claims.
In addition, May is committed to advocating for society’s most vulnerable members and serves as a member of NGE’s Pro Bono Committee. He received the firm’s Pro Bono Excellence in Service Award in 2013 and was selected to serve on the Certificates of Rehabilitation Subcommittee for the Illinois Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission in 2016.
May received his law degree magna cum laude from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and his undergraduate degree magna cum laudefrom Colgate University.