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Andrew R. Ingalls

Senior Associate

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Overview

Andrew Ingalls represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state, appellate and federal courts. He has handled matters representing individuals and corporations in a wide range of areas, including fraud, real property, class action defense, breach of contract, improper debt collection and wrongful foreclosure. Andrew has experiences with all phases of litigation, from pre-suit negotiations through trial and appeal. In his broad litigation practice, he has litigated matters spanning from basic contract disputes to nine-figure class actions.

Andrew also regularly defends corporations against individual and class claims brought pursuant to, among others, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA), and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). He has unique experience litigating issues related to fraudulent ad spoofing, OTT ad fraud schemes and invalid ad traffic.

Experience

Successfully defended dialing platform in TCPA class action seeking over $250 million in damages where the court entered an order denying class certification after the close of discovery and the completion of briefing on the plaintiffs' motion for class certification

Successfully defended Florida-based community bank in class action brought in the Southern District of Florida by purported Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) "agents" under the CARES Act against local and nationwide banks alleging a failure to pay plaintiffs their fees that defendants had received in connection with the PPP loans

Successfully defended loan servicer and investor in consumer class action asserting FDCPA/FCCPA causes of action seeking multimillion dollars in damages; where the court entered an order denying class certification after the close of discovery and the completion of briefing on the plaintiffs' motion for class certification

Successfully defended national telecommunications company in lawsuits asserting FDUTPA and other fraud-based claims related to a monthly administrative fee and alleged data throttling, obtaining final judgment resolving all claims in the company's favor

Represented national insurance company in complex commercial lawsuit filed by a premium financing company attempting to hold client vicariously liable for a fraudulent financing Ponzi scheme involving the theft of over $20 million, litigating case through the summary judgment stage and obtaining a favorable settlement

Successfully defended national bank in constitutional test case filed in the Southern District of Florida regarding Florida's Condominium Act per Chapter 718 and whether the optional termination of the condominium of ownership is unconstitutional, obtaining a dismissal of claims attempting to invalidate an underlying note and mortgage with prejudice

Successfully represented individual whose property was taken by squatters in an attempt to obtain title through adverse possession, obtaining final summary judgment ejecting the squatters and defeating their claims for unjust enrichment and equitable lien

Obtained dismissal of plaintiffs’ FCRA claim with prejudice based, in part, on the complaint’s false narrative on behalf of manufacturer and retailer of custom window coverings

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Education and Credentials

Education
University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude; Tennessee Law Review, Articles Editor, 2013
Carson-Newman University, B.A., cum laude, 2010
Admissions
State of Florida
State of Tennessee
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Affiliations
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Cuban American Bar Association
Dade County Bar Association, Communications Committee
Miami-Dade Bar Association
American Constitution Society, Board

Recognition and Community

Recognition

Selected to the list of Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Litigation, 2022

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