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Andrew Holly

Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Andrew Holly is a partner in the Trial Department, representing clients in a wide range of complex civil matters. He has extensive experience defending fiduciaries, sponsors, and insurers in ERISA fiduciary class actions, benefit claims, and both ERISA and non-ERISA executive compensation claims. Mr. Holly has extensive trial experience defending against complex environmental claims, and he represents financial institutions in various lender matters, such as foreclosure actions, fraudulent transfer claims, and other creditor lawsuits. He advises and represents health care clients regarding private and regulatory antitrust matters. He also has experience with accounting, malpractice, securities, and other complex civil matters.

Mr. Holly has handled dozens of jury and court trials, arbitrations, regulatory matters, and other evidentiary hearings. In addition to his primary work as defense counsel, he has also litigated various multi-million dollar plaintiff’s actions to successful judgment or settlement on behalf of corporate clients. He has twice (2008 and 2010) been named a “rising star” by Minnesota Law and Politics Magazine.

Professional Activities

 Member, ABA Section of Labor and Employment, Committee on Employee Benefits, Subcommittee on Fiduciary Responsibility (2007-2010) Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, Antitrust and Healthcare Sections
 Member, ESOP Association
 Member, American Health Lawyers Association


(J.D., 2000), magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
 Minnesota Law Review, 1998-2000
 Minnesota Intellectual Property Review, Senior Editor 1999-2000

St. John's University (B.A., Psychology, 1994), All College Honors
 Departmental Distinction in Psychology


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