Andy Liu’s practice focuses on the representation of government contractors in all phases of administrative, civil, and criminal disputes. This includes claims, False Claims Act litigation (including retaliation claims), internal and government investigations, prime-sub disputes, suspension and debarment, and Administrative Procedures Act litigation. He has handled matters, written, and taught in the areas of government procurement fraud, health care fraud, price fixing, kickbacks, bribery, public corruption, and conflict of interest laws. Andy is also a Principal with Contractor Integrity Solutions, where he performs ethics and compliance monitoring and risk assessments for government contractors.
Chambers USA ranks Andy nationally in Government Contracts and quotes his peers and clients as describing him as “excellent at helping through investigations. He has a deep background in investigations and is just terrific” and “He’s an incredible talent; a legal superstar.” Legal 500 describes him as “very smart and highly experienced and is also a great person and a pleasure to work with.”
Prior to co-founding Nichols Liu, Andy was General Counsel of the Social Security Administration, a Partner at Crowell & Moring LLP, and a Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice. He was twice awarded the Department of Justice’s Special Achievement Award.
Andy is active in Bar and community activities, and currently serves as Chair of the ABA Health Section’s Healthcare Fraud & Compliance Interest Group, on the Board of Trustees of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, on the Board of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, and on the Board of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC. He previously served on the Board of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area, as Vice-Chair of the Committee for Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity for the ABA’s Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, and as Chair of the Board of the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center.