Andrew Schwartz is a Partner in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Government Law and Business Litigation Practice Groups.
Andrew’s practice focuses on government contracts and commercial litigation. He regularly represents businesses contracting with all levels of government, and has experience in the procurement process. Andrew has represented protestors and intervenors in GAO bid protests, SBA size protests and appeals, and state and local bid protests.
Andrew has also represented large engineering firms, military contractors, individuals and other small and large businesses in contract disputes, construction defects, and real estate related litigation.
In law school, Andrew was an extern at the GAO’s Procurement Law Group, where he decided numerous bid protests and requests for reconsideration. He also was a law clerk in Washington, D.C., where he worked on numerous local, state and federal cases in commercial and regulatory litigation.
- The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2011
- Brandeis University, B.A., with honors, History, 2008
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- United States Court of Federal Claims
News & Insights
News & Speaking Engagements
- Article, 3.19.20
- Article, 5.8.18
- Article, 7.13.17
- Author, “Teaching Doctors to Be Government Contractors: The New Reality at Public Hospitals,” FHI Communications (March 19, 2020)
- Author, Chapter on Florida Procurement Law, American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law, "Guide to State Procurement, a 50-State Primer on Purchasing Laws, Processes and Procedures."
- Risky Business: Florida’s Government Contractors Should Make Sure Their Contract Modifications Are Valid (a/k/a Don’t Inadvertently Donate Millions of Dollars’ Worth of Work to the Government)Florida Government Contracts Blog, 4.16.20
- Risky Business: Florida’s Government Contractors Should Make Sure Their Contract Modifications Are Valid (a/k/a Don’t Inadvertently Donate Millions of Dollars’ Worth of Work to the Government)Construction Blog, 4.16.20
- How to Keep the Government from Shutting Down Your Jobsite During Coronavirus: Know the Rules and Follow ThemConstruction Blog, 4.14.20
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 2.4.20
- Rock the Boat, Baby – They’ll Get Over It. Contractors Should Use the Q&A Process Strategically and Seriously Consider Spec Challenges.Florida Government Contracts Blog, 1.21.20
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 4.3.19
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 3.4.19
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 10.24.18
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 10.4.17
- That’s Blackmail! Why the Government Cannot Terminate a Contractor for Refusing to Settle a Dispute on Its TermsFlorida Government Contracts Blog, 9.6.17
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 8.8.17
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 11.15.16
- Take Your Shot – Florida Firms Should File Protests When Agencies Deviate from Material RFP RequirementsFlorida Government Contracts Blog, 9.29.16
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 9.15.16
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 9.9.16
- Florida Government Contracts Blog, 9.1.16