Andrew Lustigman > Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States

Work Department

Advertising, Marketing & Promotions


Co-Managing Partner; Chair, Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice; Co-Chair, Brand Management & Protection Practice


Andrew Lustigman offers comprehensive counsel to domestic and international clients on advertising, marketing and promotions matters and represents them in regulatory investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation. He chairs Olshan’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Group and co-chairs its Brand Management & Protection Group.

Marketers, advertisers, agencies and suppliers, among others, regularly seek Andy’s counsel regarding legal aspects of their advertising and promotional marketing businesses. He’s pragmatic and always looks for solutions that meet each client’s specific needs.

Andy advises them on the clearance of advertising, promotions, and marketing materials, and structures some of the most creative sweepstakes, games of skill, fundraising promotions, and other contests, development of social media programs, and direct marketing campaigns from both legal and compliance standpoints. He also conducts advertising and marketing due diligence in the context of mergers, acquisitions and investments. He is frequently called upon to help clients navigate the nation’s complex subscription marketing laws.

Andy advises clients across all media channels—social media, Internet, television, print, radio, direct mail, mobile, telemarketing, and other electronic media. He has significant experience with FTC and FDA regulatory requirements regarding health claims, advertising, labeling and distributing health-related products including OTC products, dietary supplements, medical devices, cosmetics, and medical foods. Clients also rely on Andy’s pragmatic approach in representing them in investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation brought by those agencies, the United States Department of Justice, the FCC, the U.S. Postal Service, state attorneys general, district attorneys, and other governmental authorities. Andy’s experience also extends to single-plaintiff, multiparty and class action cases and related commercial litigation alleging false and deceptive advertising, intellectual property-related claims, and corporate disputes, as well as a wide array of competitor advertising, IP and privacy challenges.

Proactive and strategic, Andy takes on emerging threats and conceives creative and aggressive defense theories to protect his client’s interests both in and out of court, including in alternative dispute venues. In prosecuting and defending his clients’ cases, he frequently appears in federal and state court and before the National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau.

Repeatedly recognized as a leader in his field and as an authority on advertising and promotional marketing law, Andy regularly appears on television, radio, and in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, The National Law Journal, New York Law Journal, Inside Counsel, Bloomberg BNA, Law360, Mobile Marketer, and Luxury Daily, discussing important new cases and trends that advertisers and marketers need to know about. He has testified as an expert witness on advertising compliance in federal court.

A growing area of work Andy handles includes advising on and structuring a broad range of international business transactions. He also is retained by Am Law 100 and other leading firms as special counsel on advertising compliance matters in connection with their clients’ business investments.

In addition to maintaining his active practice, Andy is a co-managing partner of the firm and a member of its Executive Committee. He frequently speaks on advertising and promotional marketing law topics throughout the country and has been the publisher of Olshan’s Advertising Law Blog since its inception in the early 2000s.

Andy is published and regularly quoted as an industry expert in notable publications.


• New York State Bar Association

• New Jersey Bar Association

• Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Consumer Affairs Committee

• Brand Activation Association/Promotion Marketing Association, Legal Affairs Committee (1996-2019)

• Past Chair, American Bar Association, Committee on Promotion and Marketing Law

• American Bar Association, Consumer Protection Committee

• Federal Communications Bar Association

• Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

• Past Chair, LAWorld International Legal Network


J.D., magna cum laude, American University Washington College of Law, 1991

Managing Editor, The American University Law Review

B.A., University of Michigan, 1988

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Advertising and marketing: transactional and regulatory

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Andrew Lustigman – Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP offers comprehensive regulatory and transactional services to a wide range of international clients. The firm has experience in representing clients in regulatory matters before the FTC and NAD and is notably active in emerging areas, particularly e-commerce, social media NFTs, and the use of AI in advertising. Practice chair Andrew Lustigman is known for his expertise in FTC compliance matters and FDA regulatory requirements, and he frequently represents clients in regulatory investigations. Scott Shaffer is also experienced in regulatory matters, primarily focusing on defending clients in FTC, FCC, and Attorney General matters. Associate Morgan Spina is active in federal and state government and regulatory investigations, as well as advertising agreements. All individuals mentioned are based in New York.