Andy Dalton is special counsel in the Madison office, working primarily with the Business Finance & Restructuring Practice Group. Andy specializes in the analysis of professional fees and costs incurred in bankruptcy, insurance defense, and corporate litigation. He has assisted Fortune 100 companies in the development of best practices for corporate litigation management and cost control.
Prior to joining Godfrey & Kahn, Andy was vice president of a legal audit company in St. Louis. There, Andy performed complex professional fee analysis as a testifying or consulting witness and served as the court-appointed fee examiner in several bankruptcies.
Andy developed proprietary software used for the legal team working for the Fee Committee in the Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. cases. Operated by licensed attorneys, that software application helped process and analyzed more than $1.2 billion in fee and expense data.
Andy served as a consultant to the Fee Examiner and his counsel in the General Motors Chapter 11 bankruptcy, providing quantitative analysis and reporting as well as affidavit testimony concerning pricing trends in the legal marketplace.
Andy served as Fee Examiner in several Chapter 11 bankruptcies in the District of Delaware, including the Tribune Company, DBSI, Inc., and the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington.
Andy has served as an expert witness in large legal fee disputes, including the reasonableness and allocation of more than $400 million in defense costs incurred by a major pharmaceutical manufacturer and $40 million in defense costs incurred by a paint manufacturer to defend against mass tort liability.
Admitted To Practice
*Not licensed to practice in Wisconsin
American and International Mensa – Member
Council on Litigation Management – Fellow
Juris Doctor, Emory University School of Law, 1996
Certificate in Management Studies, Simon School of Business, University of Rochester
Bachelor of Arts, University of Rochester, Economics and Political Science