Representative Matters

Andrew Schneiderman is a litigator who focuses his practice in the areas of consumer litigation, class action litigation, insurance coverage disputes and professional liability claims.

Professional Background

Mr. Schneiderman joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP as an associate in August 2005. He previously was a law clerk with the firm.

While in law school, Mr. Schneiderman’s was a finalist in moot court competition. In addition, he was a recipient of a three-year merit scholarship. While attending George Washington University as an undergraduate, Mr. Schneiderman was a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and a recipient of a four-year merit scholarship.

During his undergraduate and legal studies, Mr. Schneiderman worked as a research assistant for Morgan, Angel and Associates, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm specializing in historical research and public policy analysis; and as an assistant to the head controller for a not-for-profit organization in New York City.

Representative Matters

A selection of Mr. Schneiderman’s representative cases includes:

  • Waters v. J.C. Christensen & Associates, Inc., 2011 WL 1344452 (D. Mass. March 04, 2011) (Correspondences used by debt collector did not violate FDCPA as matter of law and holding as a matter of first impression in Massachusetts that late stage debt collector does not need to provide subsequent validation notice to debtor after one has already been provided.)
  • Sullivan v. Credit Control Services, Inc., 745 F.Supp.2d 2 (D. Mass.2010) (Use of the phrase "Government Employees Insurance Company" in correspondence to debtor did not violate FDCPA)
  • Merchants Ins. Group v. Mr. Cesspool, LLC, 2010 WL 2836859 (D.Mass. July 19, 2010) (Insured business owner's misrepresentations on his application for commercial insurance policy regarding the nature of his business were “material” such that insurer would have acted differently if owner had not made the misrepresentations. Therefore, insurer was entitled to rescind insured's policy under Massachusetts law.)
  • Gathuru v. Credit Control Services, Inc., 623 F.Supp.2d 113 (D. Mass. 2009) (Percentage based fee charged by debt collector was permissible.)
  • Gargano v. Liberty Intern. Underwriters, Inc., 575 F.Supp.2d 300 (D. Mass. 2008) (Legal professional liability insurer was not contractually obligated to provide coverage to indemnify insured attorney for costs associated with professional liability action in which attorney was found to be intentionally and willfully fraudulent, where neither the institution of lawsuit nor the judgment occurred during policy period, and policy stated it did not apply to claims arising out of criminal, intentionally wrongful, fraudulent, or malicious act or omission.)
  • Stacy v. Johnson, 2007 WL 2480341 (D.N.H. August 28, 2007) (Dismissing professional liability claim for lack of personal jurisdiction.)

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J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2005

B.A., cum laude, George Washington University, 2002