Andrew Ivchenko has been in private practice since 1992, with a focus on business, real estate and securities law. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation matters with an emphasis on consumer protection litigation and consumer rights law. He also advises businesses on start-up strategies and acquisitions, including negotiating and drafting private placements, asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements and all subsidiary documents. Andrew previously managed Atlantic Capital Partners LLC, a private real estate investment fund in Michigan. He also serves as General Counsel for AF Mobile, a telecommunications company in San Diego, and is a licensed real estate agent with Keller Williams in Mesa, Arizona.
Andrew focuses almost exclusively on business and real estate related transactions, both as a lawyer, real estate agent and entrepreneur. His broad background makes him uniquely qualified to provide guidance and advice on myriad legal and other issues in a dynamic, changing business and legal environment. Andrew is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Arizona, and is a member of the Arizona Bar Association.
Andrew is a graduate of the University of Akron, Ohio, and has over 28 years of experience in law and business. He received a Bachelors of Arts degree in History in 1982. Andrew was also commissioned as an Army Reserve Officer through the ROTC program, where he was a Distinguished Military Graduate. He remained in the Reserves and became branch qualified in Field Artillery and Military Intelligence, and also attended the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California (German). In 1988, he graduated from the University of Akron School of Law, Magna Cum Laude.
After law school, Andrew served on active duty as a Captain, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, from 1989-92, and was stationed at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, and Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. His legal duties included real property transactions, estate planning, tax issues, labor, government contract and environmental law. He also prosecuted and defended in criminal and administrative actions. Andrew is currently in the Army Retired Reserve, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Judge Advocate General's Corps.