Andrew Narod is an experienced litigator who represents bank and non-bank financial services institutions and other types of businesses in class-action litigation, complex commercial litigation, and other high-profile litigation disputes nationwide. His clients entrust him to navigate some of their most sensitive litigation matters in some of the most difficult venues in the country.

A considerable amount of Andrew’s practice is devoted to representing bank and non-bank financial services entities in class-action litigation and other consumer litigation matters. His clients include auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, mortgage originators, small-dollar lenders, credit card issuers, national banks, and others in the financial services space. While his practice is national in scope, Andrew frequently represents clients in Virginia, including the Eastern District of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. He has particular experience defending his clients against state law claims arising under the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act, the Maryland Consumer Debt Collection Act, and others, and has litigated cases arising under various federal laws, including FCRA, TCPA, RESPA, and the FDCPA. Andrew also has developed experience in representing clients in indemnification disputes related to residential mortgage-backed securities.

Andrew devotes a significant portion of his financial services practice to advising his clients regarding compliance with federal and state regulations. He assists fintech companies in navigating novel regulatory questions, guides mortgage servicers through compliance regarding new state laws, and provides strategy guidance to multiple clients concerning TCPA compliance.

Beyond his financial services practice, Andrew maintains a robust general civil litigation practice that spans a wide spectrum of substantive areas. He has litigated class-action matters brought under state and federal consumer protection statutes in multiple jurisdictions nationwide. In addition, he has litigated disputes concerning contracts, including commercial leases, intellectual property and trade secrets, insurance products, government contracts, real estate and land use, construction, RICO, commercial fraud, bankruptcy, antitrust, and residential mortgage-backed securities.

Andrew has represented clients at trial in multiple states and has argued before numerous state and federal courts, both trial and appellate.

Outside of his billable work, Andrew maintains an active pro bono practice. He has represented multiple immigrants seeking asylum in the United States, including domestic violence victims and children.

Andrew is a contributing author to the American Bar Association’s The Law of Class Action: Fifty State Survey 2025 and the author of its chapter on class action law in Maryland. This text is additionally published by Thomson Reuters as a supplement to the hardbound volumes of the prestigious Newberg and Rubenstein on Class Actions.

Notable Matters
  • Obtained dismissal of novel purported class-action counterclaim for financial services client, also prevailing on appeal on apparent issue of first impression.
  • Received defense judgment in favor of automobile lender following arbitration of consumer claim.
  • Prevailed on motion to dismiss in significant class-action case of first impression as to definition of a mortgage lender under state law.
  • Defended bank and non-bank defendants in Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act kickback class-action lawsuits in Maryland.
  • Obtained summary judgment, including an award of all fees and costs, in dispute related to healthcare tenant’s lease rights and threatened eviction.