Andrew Gonyea is a litigation attorney and Senior Associate at HHBJS. He joined the firm in 2017 and focuses on commercial disputes, shareholder disputes, non-compete and trade secret litigation, and class actions. Andrew has worked on high- stakes matters for a variety of clients at the trial and appellate levels and in courts throughout the country and has been recognized as a Rising Star in Business Litigation by Michigan Super Lawyers® since 2017.
Andrew has successfully litigated dozens of commercial, business and employment disputes, and is experienced in all aspects of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He also regularly counsels clients in contract review and negotiation.
His clients include automotive and other manufacturers and suppliers, technology and R&D companies, transportation and logistics companies, health care systems and providers, insurance companies, consulting and advisory firms, and professional services companies, as well as closely held businesses, shareholders, and high-level employees. Among his most frequently litigated claims are breach of contract, breach of warranty, product liability, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of non-compete, trade secret misappropriation, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, and shareholder oppression.
Andrew attended the Wayne State University Law School on full scholarship and earned his J.D. in 2014. While in school he interned with Judge George Caram Steeh III, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and worked as a law clerk at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America. He was also a student attorney with the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center and Free Legal Aid Clinic.
Prior to law school, Andrew worked in Washington, D.C. as a communications director at the Reserve Officers Association, where he educated members, lawmakers, and the public about issues affecting the reserve components. He also contributed to the Service Members Law Center and completed a press internship with U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow. He attended Detroit Catholic Central High School and received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 2009.sues affecting the reserve components. He also contributed to the Service Members Law Center and completed a communications internship with U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow. He attended Detroit Catholic Central High School and received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 2009.