Vandeventer Black LLP
Stephan F. (Hobie) Andrews is a partner with Vandeventer Black and concentrates his practice in the fields of Construction Law, Professional Liability, Regulatory Services and Intellectual Property. He represents accountants, architects, engineers, project owners, contractors, and liability carriers in a variety of construction, professional liability, insurance coverage, employment and contract disputes, as well as in other matters. Hobie’s practice is national in scope and includes mediation, arbitration and litigation in state and federal courts.
Hobie’s notable engagements include judgments for the defense in a $60 million claim against an accounting firm alleging fraud, conspiracy and interference with business expectancy; in a wrongful death action against an engineer arising from construction administration duties; in an action against an architect for tortious interference with a construction contract; in an action against an accounting firm alleging a business conspiracy, aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty and tortious interference with a contract; in an action against an engineer on an indoor air quality/sick building syndrome claim; in a failure to warn action against a medical device manufacturer based on the Medical Device Amendments and federal preemption.