Gillian L. Andrews, an associate attorney at Heyman Enerio Gattuso & Hirzel LLP, practices in the areas of corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Her practice includes negotiating and litigating stockholder Section 220 demands, stockholder class action and derivative suits involving mergers and acquisitions, matters involving corporate governance, control disputes, officer and director fiduciary obligations, advancement and indemnity, fraud, contract and other corporate disputes and investigations. Her prior experience in the public sector makes her well suited to support regulatory counsel for individuals facing issues surrounding advancement and indemnification enforceable under the Delaware General Corporation Law. Ms. Andrews routinely practices in the Delaware Court of Chancery, as well as the Delaware Superior Court and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

Most recently, Ms. Andrews has obtained favorable results on behalf of her clients in the following corporate litigations:

  • Pettry, et al. v. Gilead Sciences Inc., C.A. No. 2020-0138-KSJM (Del. Ch.)
  • Gross v. Biogen, Inc., C.A. No. 2020-0096-PAF (Del. Ch.)
  • In re Adkins Energy, LLC, Consol. C.A. No. 2021-0412-JRS (Del. Ch.)
  • In re Summit Revolution, LLC, Consol. Case No. 2021-0344-JRS (Del. Ch.)
  • Xuihui Shao v. Eugene Zhang, C.A. No. 2021-0376-JRS (Del. Ch.)
  • Lone Pine Resources, L.P., et al v. William S. Dickey, et al., C.A. No. 2020-0450-MTZ (Del. Ch.)
  • Wanger v. Tesla, Inc., 2022-1090-JTL (Del. Ch.)
  • Bergmann v. SH Parent, Inc., C.A. No. N22J-00660 (Del. Super.)
  • Sunil Reddy v. Neel Patel, et al., C.A. No. 2021-0179-MTZ (Del. Ch.)
  • Bluevine Capital Inc. v. Cambridge Swinerton Builders, Inc., C.A. No. N19C-07-128-SKR (Del. Super.)
  • Avantus Federal LLC v. Mehdi Cherqaoui, C.A. No. 2022-0215-LWW (Del. Ch.)

Prior to joining Heyman Enerio Gattuso & Hirzel LLP, Ms. Andrews served as the Assistant Director and Deputy Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Unit at the Delaware Department of Justice where she prosecuted civil and criminal fraud and violations of other state and federal consumer protection laws, with a focus on non-profit regulatory work and housing policy. During her time at the Delaware DOJ, Gillian developed an expertise in financial fraud investigations and prosecutions, working closely with state and federal law enforcement partners to address fraudulent practices, including the Federal Trade Commission, Secret Service, FBI, TIGTA, HUD OIG, US DOJ, and other state attorneys general offices across the country. Ms. Andrews also served as her Division’s Ethics Officer and a member of the office-wide Ethics Committee, as well as rendering cross-divisional assistance to the Crime Strategies Unit and serving on the Law Clerk Hiring Committee. She has drafted and advocated for legislation in the Delaware General Assembly and worked with other state and municipal agencies on various housing policies during her tenure. She regularly attended biannual meetings of the National Association of Attorneys General and was honored to be selected as an International Fellow in National Association of Attorneys General’s 2018 Fellowship program that enabled her to work with twenty-two other prosecutors from around the world on addressing consumer fraud from a global perspective. She has presented (CV of presentations) to various groups of attorneys, judges, and members of the public concerning the work of the Consumer Protection Unit. Ms. Andrews also served as the Delaware State Coordinator for the National Consumer League’s LifeSmarts program, sponsored by the Delaware DOJ, for seven years, where she volunteered each year as a judge and question master for the National Competition.

Gillian is admitted to practice before the Delaware Supreme Court and the United State District Court for the District of Delaware. She is also a Delaware Superior Court certified mediator. Gillian is a Delaware native having attended St. Mark’s High School (2000), the University of Delaware (2005), and Widener University School of Law (2012). As a member of the HEGH family, she loves good wine, good food and good company!

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