Andrew C. Phelan

Attorney in Boston, MA
Andy Phelan is a partner in the Antitrust and Trade Regulation group and an experienced trial lawyer who represents companies in a broad range of business disputes and investigations, including allegations of illegal or anticompetitive conduct where the client seeks a pragmatic approach by someone with the skills not only to litigate a case, but to take it to trial. He brings to bear his substantial experience as a government prosecutor when handling government investigations and subpoenas. Andy's broad experience and ability to take cases to trial substantially improve the end result for clients, whether by settlement or in court. He has handled numerous internal investigations, has substantial TRO and preliminary injunction experience, tried dozens of cases in state and federal courts, arbitrated domestic and international cases, and handled numerous state and federal court appeals.

Andy serves a broad range of clients, including banks, manufacturers, retailers, professional sports teams, investment firms, partnerships, joint ventures and individuals. His substantive knowledge and experience includes business torts, antitrust, contract law, fraud, false claims, equitable claims, commercial law, securities, real estate, project finance, construction disputes, insurance claims and disputes, government investigations, antitrust regulation, including in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and other fields.

After clerking for Chief Judge Royce Lambert of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., Andy was a trial lawyer for the U.S. Department of Justice, where he represented clients in courts across the United States, including executive branch officials, the FBI, CIA, SBA and other agencies. As a federal prosecutor, he investigated, indicted and prosecuted crimes in state and federal trial and appellate courts, including offenses under RICO and for such other offenses as conspiracy, murder, narcotics, weapons, car theft, stalking, violent crimes and domestic violence.


•Panelist,Afghan Prosecutor Training Program, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (June 2008)

In the News

Bingham Chosen by Kraft Group to Represent Foxboro The Sun Chronicle, Jan. 31, 2013 - The Kraft Group has offered Bingham's services to the town of Foxboro, Mass., regarding a pending suit against Foxboro police brought by stadium patrons placed in protective custody last year. The town is being sued by concert-goers detained for alleged drunkenness before the Bruce Springsteen show at Gillette Stadium in 2012. The Kraft group chose to use Bingham, which it referred to as a firm with a record of success, in helping Foxboro fight the lawsuit. We are offering to have these highly skilled lawyers represent the town at our expense, said Jeff Cournoyer, Kraft spokesman. The group plans to bring in partners Dan Goldberg, Carl Solomont and Andy Phelan for the case.

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Areas of Law

  • Antitrust
  • Competition and Trade Regulation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction and Project Finance Litigation
  • Energy
  • White Collar Investigations and Enforcement


Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1991, District of Columbia
1999, Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Law School Attended

Georgetown University Law Center
Class of 1990
Juris Doctor

University Attended

Georgetown University
Class of 1987
Bachelor of Arts

Associations & Memberships

•Boston Bar Association•Federal Bar Association•American Bar Association•ABA Antitrust Law Section, Business Law SectionCommunity Service/Pro Bon... More

Representative Cases

Representing a major sports franchise in a multimillion-dollar contract and business tort dispute by a major international beer company; Representing a large financial institution in federal court proceedings against breach of contract claims regarding a major commercial construction project in New York City; Obtained a settlement in a major federa... More

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Andrew C. Phelan
 One Federal Street,
Boston, MA 02110


Bingham McCutchen LLP (Boston, Massachusetts)

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