We are pleased to announce that Andrew J. Enschedé has joined the Washington D.C. office as a Partner in the firm’s Insurance Recovery and Risk Management and Litigation and Government Investigations practices.
Mr. Enschedé focuses on the representation of multinational companies, traditional commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation, and the representation of policyholders. He has more than 25 years of experience in the practice of law and has also worked in an executive capacity for a multinational company with operations in China, New Zealand, Australia, the United States and Europe.
In the policyholder area, Mr. Enschedé advises on major insurance coverage disputes and negotiates and writes manuscript insurance policies. He has represented major multinationals in the oil and gas, chemical, food, and manufacturing industries in coverage issues involving environmental and asbestos liabilities and has played a pivotal role in recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for clients.
Mr. Enschedé has also developed a niche practice involving the representation of foreign companies, particularly out of The Netherlands. He was involved with bringing Dutch companies with expertise in water management to work in Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina. He also regularly represents Dutch companies that wish to form subsidiaries to promote their United States interests and business. In that vein, he handles and coordinates corporate formation, employment issues, interplay with foreign controlled parents, taxation issues (including transfer pricing) and contract negotiations.
He speaks two languages fluently (Dutch and English) and is proficient in both German and French.
Prior to joining Potomac Law, Mr. Enschedé was a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius. He received his J.D. from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, his B.A. from Tufts University and also attended the International Law Program at Leiden University (The Netherlands).