Andrew S. Cowan
Andrew Cowan is a former federal prosecutor who specializes in White Collar criminal defense and internal corporate investigations.
A veteran courtroom lawyer, Mr. Cowan has investigated, litigated, and supervised complex civil and criminal matters for nearly 20 years. In seven years as an Assistant United States Attorney in Los Angeles, Mr. Cowan successfully prosecuted numerous cases involving fraud and public corruption. In his early career he clerked for a federal judge in Los Angeles and served as a trial attorney at the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington DC.
Most recently, Mr. Cowan held a senior position at a prominent global private investigation firm, where he was responsible for investigating cases involving fraud, embezzlement, theft of trade secrets, and computer crimes. Mr. Cowan’s criminal, civil, and investigative experience give him a unique perspective that benefits his clients. He knows how to find and present the crucial evidence to make or defend your case – and devastate the other side. With meticulous preparation, vigorous advocacy, and sound strategic judgment, Mr. Cowan will try your case if he cannot negotiate a favorable outcome.
Mr. Cowan is a licensed private investigator as well as a member of the California State Bar. He graduated with honors from both Yale University and the University of Southern California Law Center.