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Andrew S. Ayala



Andrew S. Ayala counsels clients in all types of litigation at both the state and federal level. His practice includes complex commercial litigation, class actions, data privacy and white collar defense cases.

Andrew practices all aspects of civil litigation, including written and oral advocacy, discovery, motions practice and trial preparation.

Prior Experience

As a former assistant district attorney, he litigated more than 20 post-conviction cases in New York’s Appellate Division and the New York State Supreme Court. Andrew has filed briefs and motions and argued their merits in a myriad of issues including Fourth Amendment search and seizure, evidentiary claims of hearsay, and legal sufficiency of evidence.

Prior to law school, he was a staff assistant for the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Personal Interests

Outside the office, Andrew enjoys chess, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, politics and watching pro football.

Related Legal Services


Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California




Columbia Law School
J.D. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Journal of Law and Social Problems (2018)

University of California, Berkeley
B.A. in Political Science (2013)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Andrew enjoys taking on pro bono cases and has successfully helped clients obtain guardianship of children in need, to ensure that the children are placed in loving and safe homes.


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2022
  • Columbia Law School Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2018
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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