- Corporate Finance and Securities
- Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Workouts
- Distressed Investing
- Creditors’ Rights in Bankruptcy Proceedings
- Investment Advisers
- Investment Management
- Private Funds: Fund/Sponsor Representation
- Private Funds: Investor Representation
- Registered Investment Companies
- University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., cum laude
- University of Wisconsin, B.B.A., Finance, Investment and Banking
Northern District of Illinois
Central District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Andrew Wool is a partner in Chapman and Cutler’s Corporate and Securities Department and its Private Funds Group. His practice focuses on representing institutional investors and sponsors of private investment funds. Andrew regularly negotiates and structures private equity and hedge fund investments on behalf of public pension plans, financial institutions and family offices. He also advises investment managers of open-end and closed-end funds on formation, regulatory, compliance and governance matters.
In addition to his private funds practice, Andrew works with sponsors of exchange-traded funds, unit investment trusts and other funds registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940.
Andrew also has significant experience representing creditors, asset purchasers and distressed debt investors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings.
Andrew rejoined Chapman in January 2013 after spending seven years with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. He participated in Chapman’s summer associate program and initially joined the firm in 2004. Prior to attending law school, Andrew worked as a product development associate at Nuveen Investments.
- Co-Author, "Distressed Investing - A Trade Is a Trade, but a Fund May Not Be an Eligible Assignee," Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law. July/August 2014.