Attorney Andrew Sussman

Andrew Sussman

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Practice Areas:

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property (Trademark, Copyright, Trade Dress)
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation (First and Third Party)
  • Insurance Broker Litigation
  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Litigation
  • Corporate and Other Entity Governance and Ownership Litigation
  • Unfair Competition Litigation
  • Consumer/False Advertising Litigation, including Class Actions
  • Employment Litigation
  • Federal Trade Commission Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Entertainment Litigation


Andrew Sussman joined the law firm of Hart, King & Coldren as a member of the litigation practice group. He is working on matters involving commercial real estate, transactions, unfair competition, intellectual property, bankruptcy and internet-related disputes.

Mr. Sussman has represented and counseled clients in the internet merchandising, health care, airline, entertainment, restaurant, and uninterruptible power system service businesses, among others. In the past, he has helped clients to defend against aircraft lease disputes, obtain payment for a film star's acting services, untangle lease and construction problems for a major theater chain, recover significant sums from various television personalities owed to the bankruptcy estate of a large talent agency and defended a director in one of California's largest class actions arising out of the collapse of a savings and loan institution.


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Columbia University
    • M.A. - 1974
  • University of Virginia
    • B.A. - 1971

Bar Admission

  • California, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado

Past Positions

  • Hart, King & Coldren
  • Cadden & Fuller


  • English
  • Farsi
  • German

Professional Associations

  • California State Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association, Resolution Committee, 1989 to 1992
  • American Inns of Court

Current Employment Position

  • Counsel