Biography of Justice Andrew Borrok

Justice Borrok Justice Andrew Borrok obtained his B.A. from Columbia College, Columbia University, his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

He is a Justice of the New York County Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court. By administrative order, he presides over all cases in New York County involving alleged violations of the Securities Act of 1933. He also presides over and has extensive experience with other high-profile billion and multi-million dollar commercial class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and cases involving foreign law, administrative law, business torts contract disputes, complex employment compensation litigation, accounting and legal malpractice claims, insurance coverage declaratory actions, and real property disputes.

Prior to taking the bench, Andrew was a business lawyer doing complex structured finance, real estate financing, and corporate, partnership and private equity work. He has extensive knowledge and understanding of typical transaction documents in acquisition, disposition, financing and joint venture agreements.

Andrew also has been actively involved in the community, including having served on the Board of the Mt. Sinai Hospital and Citymeals-on-Wheels.