Andre Gray

Andre Gray

Business-minded Attorney with Experience from Top 10 Institutions

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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About
With over 9 years of transactional, project management, and strategic advisory experience, clients have trusted my practical and cost-effective approach to navigating a variety of legal and business matters. Whether you need help expanding a tech product, an IP agreement drafted, advice on a real estate or landlord/tenant matter, a form prepared, or just want to talk through an issue with a lawyer, you'll benefit from my experience at top 10 law firms and leading companies.

I earned my law degree at a top 10 school (University of Pennsylvania Law School) and a Certificate in Business from a top 3 business school (The Wharton School). Please
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9
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Client Reviews

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"Andre advised me on my legal rights related to my modeling, acting, and creative projects. He always makes himself available to answer legal question regarding the creative industry. His counsel has given me more confidence when dealing with various players in the industry."

Legal Advice Regarding Modeling, Acting, and Creative projects
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Andre Gray is an expert draftsman in general commercial agreements, real estate contracts, and vendor agreements. If speed, accuracy, and attention to detail is what you're looking for, Andre is your guy. He is efficient, pleasant, and a great attorney."

Vendor Contract and Real Estate Lease Drafting and Negotiation
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Payfone, Inc.

Senior Counsel

Aug 2018 - Present

Building legal department at growth phase tech start offering leading digital identity authentication and transaction verification B2B products for mobile, desktop, and call center platforms. Structure products and negotiate deals which are expanding domestic product offering and building strategic partnerships across the financial services, retail, and technology industries.

Aug 2018 - Present

The Bank of New York Mellon

Corporate Counsel (via Axiom)

Nov 2016 - May 2018

Counsel to global investment company with over $30 trillion in custody. Draft and negotiate commercial and vendor contracts including software licenses, services and fee agreements, NDAs, and finance contracts. Update legal forms for industry leading financial product, and review marketing materials.

Nov 2016 - May 2018

Angelo, Gordon & Co.

Real Estate & Corporate Counsel (via Axiom)

Jan 2015 - Mar 2016

Counsel to investment manager with over $26 billion in assets, mainly in real estate. Drafted and negotiated commercial contracts like supplier agreements for office expansion, and IP contracts including inbound license, subscription and IT services agreements with companies like Bloomberg and S&P Capital IQ. Negotiated commercial and residential mortgage contracts.

Jan 2015 - Mar 2016

Paul Hastings

Associate Attorney

Jun 2013 - Mar 2014

Provided counsel to companies and managed large teams and external counsel on fast-paced domestic and crossborder deals including syndicated lending, acquisition financings, and refinancings valued up to $4 billion. Lead associate drafting and negotiating loan contracts, including credit and security agreements, promissory notes, term sheets, and general corporate documents.

Jun 2013 - Mar 2014

Simpson Thacher

Associate Attorney

Oct 2009 - Jun 2013

Provided strategic counsel to large public and private companies in broad range of complex transactions including real estate, finance, and acquisitions. Coordinated directly with clients' senior executives to provide valuable advice. Drafted and negotiated range of transactional and corporate documents which expanded clients’ business while minimizing risks.

Oct 2009 - Jun 2013

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