Andrew P. Nitkewicz is head of the firm's Trusts and Estates Department. He is a seasoned litigator who focuses his practice on estate, trust, and commercial matters. Andrew represents higher education institutions and not-for-profit and religious organizations in connection with estate litigation matters relating to charitable bequests. Andrew also regularly litigates medical, psychiatric and dental malpractice matters, and he serves as general and litigation counsel to litigation funding companies, doctors, dentists, oral surgeons, chiropractors, nurses, pharmacists, and other medical professionals and medical service providers. Andrew litigates cases in Surrogate's Court as well as federal and state courts throughout New York, and he has extensive experience counseling medical practitioners with regard to HIPAA, Stark Law, and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance. As a result of decades of experience representing clients in connection with matters with multi-jurisdictional components, Andrew maintains working relationships with local counsel in a myriad of jurisdictions throughout the United States.
Areas of Concentration:
- Contested probate proceedings
- Contested fiduciary accounting proceedings
- Business litigation
- Healthcare law
- Medical/dental malpractice and risk management
- HIPAA, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance