Andrew G. Witik

Andrew G. Witik

Partner

Office: IL – Chicago
T: 312-781-6598 F: 312-781-6630

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Andrew focuses his practice on insurance coverage, reinsurance and construction defect claims and litigation. He has over 29 years of experience representing insurance companies, corporations, municipalities, and individuals in declaratory judgment and rescission actions as well as contractual disputes, bad faith claims and appeals. He regularly advises insurer clients on issues of general liability, professional liability, commercial auto, property, business owner’s and homeowner’s policies.

Andrew has successfully litigated Illinois cases of first impression applying the business risk and false pretense exclusions. In addition, when necessary he serves in the capacity of independent dependent defense counsel in complex negligent breach of contract actions, most recently in an Oklahoma municipality case over the construction of an ultrafiltration reverse osmosis drinking water plant. Andrew has also assisted with the drafting of professional liability policy provisions and exclusions and claim repair. Prior to starting private practice, Andrew served as a law clerk to the General Law Division of the Illinois Attorney General and to the Hon. Edward J. Egan of the Illinois Appellate Court.

Practices

  • Konstant Products, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., 401 Ill.App.3rd 83, 929 N.E.2nd 1200 (1st Dist. 2010)
  • Joe Cotton Ford, Inc. v. Illinois Emcasco Insurance Co., 389 Ill.App.3rd 718, 906 N.E.2nd 1279 (1st Dist. 2009)
  • Illinois State Bar Assn. Mutual Ins. Co. v. Coregis Insurance Co., 355 Ill.App.3rd 156, 821 N.E.2nd 706 (1st Dist. 2004)
  • Pekin Insurance Co. v. Puke Home Corp., 344 Ill.App.3rd 64, 800 N.E.2nd 466 (1st Dist. 2003)
  • Kenny v. Assurance Co. of America, 325 Ill.App.3rd 904, 757 N.E.2nd 596 (1st Dist. 2001)
  • Farmers Auto Insurance Association v. Williams, 321 Ill.App.3rd 310 746 N.E.2nd 1279 (2nd Dist. 2001)
  • Richard Marker Associates v. Pekin Insurance Co., 318 Ill.App.3rd 1137, 743 N.E.2nd 1078 (2nd Dist. 2001)
  • Pekin Insurance Co. v. Willett, 301 Ill.App.3rd 1034, 704 N.E.2nd 923 (2nd Dist. 1998)
  • National Union Fire Insurance Co. v. Glenview Park Dist., 158 Ill.2nd 116, 632 N.E.2nd 1039 (1994)
  • Milz MJ Meadows, Inc., 234 Ill.App.3rd 281, 599 N.E.2nd 1290 (1st Dist. 1992)
  • National Union Fire Insurance Co. v. Glenview Park District, 230 Ill.App.3rd 578, 594 N.E.2nd 1300 (1st Dist. 1992)
  • Enblom v. Milwaukee Golf Development, 227 Ill.App.3rd 623, 592 N.E.2nd 190 (1st Dist. 1992)
  • S. Kind Associates, Inc. v. Mark Evan Products, Inc., 222 Ill.App.3rd 448, 584 N.E.2nd 180 (1st Dist. 1991)
  • Bolanowski v. McKinney, 220 Ill.App.3rd 910, 581 N.E.2nd 345 (1st Dist. 1991)
  • Waste Management, Inc. v. International Surplus Lines Insurance Co., 144 Ill.2nd 178, 579 N.E.2nd 322 (1991)
  • Waste Management, Inc. v. International Surplus Lines Insurance Co., 203 Ill.App.3d 172, 560 N.E.2d 1093 (1st. Dist. 1990)