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Andrew C. Orr

Associate

25 South Willow Street, Suite 200, P.O. Box 68, Jackson, WY 83001
555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Andy is an experienced litigator who handles a wide range of complex disputes, from pre-litigation counseling through discovery, dispositive motions, trial, and appeal.

Andy has tried cases to verdict in five states and litigated matters for clients of all sizes in federal and state courts across the country. His experience includes disputes involving commercial matters, personal injury, product liability, copyright, cybersecurity, and shareholder issues. Andy has particular expertise in preparing witnesses to testify, and has spent hundreds of hours on that critical (often outcome-determinative) process over the course of his career. He is a member of the Holland & Hart workplace safety and emergency response team.

Andy practices out of the firm's Jackson and Denver offices. Before joining Holland & Hart, Andy practiced at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York and Taylor Anderson LLP in Denver.

Client Results

    • Represent global renewable energy company in connection with catastrophic accident at construction site
    • Represent international mining company in dispute regarding option agreement in Alaska
    • Represent chemical company in commercial dispute regarding construction project in Montana
    • Advise nonprofit organization regarding response to high profile ransomware attack on service provider
    • Serve as lead counsel advising employee in high growth industry regarding equity dispute with former employer
    • Advise animal welfare nonprofit organization in response to threatened trademark infringement claim
    • Served as lead counsel advising financial services company regarding response to significant cyber attack
    • Represented drilling company in personal injury litigation in federal court in Wyoming
    • Achieved summary judgment for energy industry client on promissory estoppel and fraud claims in federal court in Wyoming
    • As lead trial counsel, obtained complete defense verdict on behalf of commercial property owners in premises liability case following jury trial in Colorado state court
    • Achieved favorable result for snack manufacturer following jury trial in federal court in Atlanta in admitted liability case arising from trucking accident
    • Following jury trial over catastrophic accident in state court in Carson City, Nevada, achieved favorable verdict for electric company
    • Achieved verdict on behalf of national directory publisher reflecting less than 1% of the $750 million claimed damages in copyright and contract litigation involving stock photos
    • Represented global television provider in breach of contract arbitration resulting in success on all claims, as well as attorneys’ fees nearly doubling award
    • Successfully represented major health insurer in billing disputes with providers in federal courts
    • Represented pharmaceutical company in drug pricing litigation driven by Louisiana attorney general
    • Represented LGBTQ rights organization in successfully defending New Jersey’s ban on so called “conversion therapy” against constitutional challenge, including successful Third Circuit appeal and defeat of certiorari
    • Defended public companies in variety of industries against shareholder class actions alleging claims for securities fraud and/or breach of fiduciary duty

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