Andrew Tomback | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Andrew Tomback
Andrew Tomback

Andrew Tomback

Partner, New York

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Clients benefit from Andrew Tomback’s experience spanning more than 25 years drawn from serving in the public sector, as corporate counsel and in private practice.


Andrew Tomback is a partner in the Global Commercial Litigation Group and is based in the New York office. He focuses his practice on litigations and investigations involving federal securities laws, complex litigation and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Andrew has over 25 years of experience drawn from business, private practice and government service. He handles a full range of civil and criminal litigation before the courts, US Securities and Exchange Commission and various other regulators.

Before entering private practice, Andrew was deputy general counsel of the Resolution Trust Corporation, where he managed several hundred attorneys handling federal savings and loan resolutions. He also served as senior advisor to the Under Secretary for Enforcement at the US Department of the Treasury. Earlier in his career, he served as an Assistant US Attorney in the criminal division of the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he conducted grand jury investigations and prosecuted criminal cases, concentrating on complex securities frauds, including stock manipulations, insider trading, international tax evasion enterprises and penny stock schemes. He tried 12 cases, all to conviction, and successfully argued over a dozen appeals. Andrew also clerked for the Honorable Stanley Sporkin of the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

Prior to joining White & Case, Andrew was senior vice president and general counsel at Scientific Games Corporation where he secured a favorable resolution of the company’s largest exposure. Andrew also practiced litigation at another global law firm.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)


  • JD, Yale Law School, 1986
  • BA, Yale University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1982


  • English


Advised numerous employees of AIG in Department of Justice and SEC investigations as well as class action lawsuits arising from (i) the departure of CEO Hank Greenberg and (ii) the credit default swap crisis and the downfall of AIG Financial Products (AIGFP) (including the principal modeler of the CDSs, the principal CDS salesman, the person responsible for the model to value the CDS portfolio at times of key disclosures and the chief risk officer of AIG FP). No clients were charged or lost any civil suit.*

Advised Skandia Insurance Ltd., the largest Swedish insurance company, in market timing and late trading investigations by the SEC and the New York Attorney General's Office, an investigation of variable annuities by the Connecticut Department of Insurance and indemnification litigation with another large insurance company.*

Represented a national pharmacy in multiple civil and criminal matters, including defending against the New York Attorney General's claim that the pharmacy fraudulently violated Medicaid rules by accepting heavily discounted diverted drugs. The case was resolved without any criminal charges against the pharmacy.*

Represented a leading Liechtenstein bank and trust company in an Audit Committee investigation to evaluate compliance with US income tax and money laundering laws.*

Advised a former hedge fund (Omega Advisors) employee in overcoming allegations he violated the FCPA and anti-money laundering laws by bribing the Azerbaijan President to gain an improperly large share of privatized oil industry.*

Advised the Audit Committee of a German manufacturing firm in which a major US bank had a substantial private investment in an internal investigation and a FCPA inquiry regarding improper payments to Turkey officials.*

Represented a prominent South American investor in a successful AAA arbitration involving substantial alleged losses against a private Swiss bank. The arbitrator awarded our client 100 percent of his claim, attorneys' fees and substantial punitive damages.*

Represented the Canadian government in successfully resolving a dispute against E-BEAM Services in New Jersey federal court regarding the performance of an electron beam accelerator.*

Represented a major Swiss bank against charge by pharmaceutical fortune heir that the bank fraudulently self-dealed when it made hundreds of millions of Euros of failed private equity investments.*

Represented the co-owner of AriZona Iced Tea in a multibillion-dollar dispute with the other co-owner regarding disagreements about the transferability of shares and other control issues.*

*Matters prior to joining White & Case.