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Admitted to Practice

  • California, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Andrew R. Hall

HallAndrew
Partner
T213.633.6855
F213.633.6899

Andy Hall represents and advises health care, food services, and commercial clients. He focuses on resolving disputes concerning breaches of contract and fraud, business torts, trade secrets, non-competition provisions, shareholder and partnership disputes, and creditors’ rights. For health care industry clients, Andy has resolved disputes concerning billing and payment, termination and enforcement of buy/sell agreements, lease interpretation, and unfair business practices, and provided advice on privacy issues. He also provides general counsel advice to retail and wholesale business on a variety of subjects, including employment and commercial agreements.

Representative Experience

Health Care Litigation

Defense of hospital chain arising from failed hospital sale

Defended regional hospital system in litigation disputing responsibility for failure to close the sale of a hospital. Plaintiff voluntarily dismissed case. (2012)

Fraud actions against former employee of large regional hospital

Represented large regional hospital in multiple actions arising from theft and kickbacks perpetrated by a former employee and his associates. Obtained judgment and/or settlement against multiple defendants, recovering substantial portion of funds taken. Cooperated with criminal prosecution resulting in conviction of principal participants. (2012)

People of Los Angeles v. CHA

Defended hospital charged by Los Angeles City Attorney with violating California Business and Professions Code §17200 arising from allegations of improper patient discharges. (L.A. Cnty. (Cal.) Super. Ct. 2008)

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center v. Blue Cross

Successfully represented hospital in arbitration against Blue Cross regarding unpaid services. Case settled on favorable terms. (2008)

Motion Picture Hospital

Represented Motion Picture Hospital in response to an order to produce medical records for a former AIDS patient, subpoenaed by parties in a civil case. Successfully protected the hospital from liability for contempt or other criminal statute, while still complying with the court order. (2007)

Commercial Litigation

United Food Group v. Cargill

Pursue indemnification and commercial losses for food manufacturer in Federal Court Action resulting from foodborne E. coli outbreak and recall. (Ongoing)

Guangxi Nanning Baiyang Food Co., Ltd. v. Ocean Park Seafood USA

Obtained and enforced state court judgment for fraud and breach of contract against importers and vendors of seafood products. (2010)

Siwajian v. CPLM

Defended medical group against putative class action claims regarding billing practices. Case was voluntarily dismissed by the plaintiff. (2009)

Cal-Cleve v. Latter

Defended an executive against claims of trade secret violations brought by a former employer. Case was resolved on favorable terms. (2005)

Gold v. Gold Realty

Successfully represented minority shareholders seeking to involuntarily dissolve three closely held, family-owned corporations holding real estate and other assets worth $70 million to $100 million. Representation included a three-month trial and proceedings in the Court of Appeal and briefing in the California Supreme Court. SC 028708 (L.A. Cnty. (Cal.) Super. Ct. 1999)

Additional Qualifications

  • Partner-in-Charge, Davis Wright Tremaine, Los Angeles, 1997-2006

Professional & Community Activities

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Youth Sports Coach, La Crescenta Sports Association
  • Former Board Chair, YMCA Board of Directors

Professional Recognition

  • Selected to “California Super Lawyers,” Thomson Reuters, 2004