Andrew B. Nevas

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  • Georgetown University (J.D., 1989)
  • Union College (B.A., 1983)

Highlights

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Selected as a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation
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Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.
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Selected for inclusion in the 2018 issue of Super Lawyers & Rising Stars©.

Biography

Andrew practices primarily in the field of civil and matrimonial litigation, representing both corporate and individual clients in a wide variety of matters in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration proceedings.

He has litigated numerous matters involving, among other things, divorces, custody disputes, proceedings to establish, modify and/or enforce parenting plans and support orders, prenuptial agreements, probate disputes and appeals, construction contracts, commercial and residential leases, real property disputes, mortgage foreclosures, commercial and residential property tax appeals, employment disputes and the defense of medical malpractice and premises liability actions.

Andrew has been involved in several appeals before the United States Court of Appeals and the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts. He has extensive experience in both bench and jury trials. He has also been certified by the State of Connecticut to serve as a Guardian Ad Litem or Attorney for a Minor Child in family cases.

Andrew has practiced law in Connecticut since 1989. He received his undergraduate degree from Union College in 1983, and is a 1989 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of the American Criminal Law Review.

He lives in his home town of Westport, Connecticut with his wife and two children.

Public Service

Member, Westport Charter Revision Commission (1999 - 2000)
Director, Bank of Westport (1997 - 2004)
Trustee, Westport Public Library (2004 - 2012); President (2007 - 2009)
Member, Union College Alumni Council (2008 - present)
Member, United States District Court Merit Review Panel (2007 - 2009)
Member, Westport Democratic Town Committee (2013 - present)

Memberships

American Inns of Court
American Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
James W. Cooper Fellow, Connecticut Bar Foundation

Education

  • Georgetown University (J.D., 1989)
  • Union College (B.A., 1983)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court

Honors

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Commercial Litigation (2018-2019)
Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers© under 
    Business Litigation and Family Law (2009-2018)