Andrew J. Warner is an associate in the Firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance and Probate Litigation Groups.  

Andrew focuses on representing insurers in the transportation, property, and environmental sectors. He has specialized in cargo damage disputes and related coverage issues, achieving positive results in both federal and State courts as well as arbitration.  Additionally, he has handled construction defect matters, breach of contract and negligence disputes. 

Andrew provides advice and counsel to insurance companies and their insureds in the interpretation and application of ocean marine, inland marine, ocean cargo, and other marine insurance policies.  He is also equipped to manage all manners of cargo recovery actions, having representing subrogated underwriters and their insureds in damage disputes arising out of lost or stolen cargo, shortages, contamination, or mishandling by ocean carriers.  In addition, he has represented shippers, brokers, freight forwarders and warehousemen with respect to claims arising from truck, rail, and air shipments.

Andrew is experienced in obtaining security for our client’s interests.  He has a thorough understanding of the various methods of seizing assets set forth in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and can counsel and obtain security either through vessel arrests or a Rule B maritime attachment.

Andrew utilizes his litigation experience to represent estates and claimants in probate litigation matters.  He has represented challengers to wills and also defended the validity of wills.  He has also been involved with all aspects of probate litigation.  He tailors each representation to the particular interests of the client, working with all stakeholders to ensure a positive result. 

Andrew received his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2007.  He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2004, cum laude, with a B.A. in Accounting and History and was included on the Dean’s list.  He is a member of the Maritime Lawyers Association.  Prior to joining Riker Danzig, Andrew was an associate with Hill Rivkins LLP.