Andrew W. Bagley

Senior Counsel
Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2672
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Andrew W. Bagley is a senior counsel with more than 25 years’ experience in employment litigation and counseling. He advises and defends management on matters of wage and hour, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and executive agreements, as well as the defense and enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Andrew regularly advises management and HR professionals on various workplace issues, including the following:

  • The drafting of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and the hiring of candidates who are subject to such agreements.
  • Employee wage-hour classifications and related overtime obligations.
  • Timekeeping practices, including the updating of time recording systems.
  • Executive employment agreements and compensation.
  • Internal investigations and employee terminations.
  • Employee leave issues under the FMLA and ADA.

Andrew also has extensive experience litigating discrimination, non-competition, and wage and hour claims in courts around the country. Some of his recent cases include the following:

  • A series of victories on summary judgment in individual discrimination cases brought against a broadcasting company.
  • Enforcement and defense of non-competition agreements in courts around the country, securing injunctive relief under contracts and the Defend Trade Secrets Act for clients in the high-tech and defense industries.
  • Wage and hour class and collective actions claiming unpaid overtime, including nationwide actions against a telecommunications company, statewide actions against an armored transport company, and facility-wide actions against an auto parts manufacturer.

Andrew has represented employers in a wide variety of industries, including retail, media, hospitality, pharmaceuticals, transportation, health care, manufacturing, and government contracting.  Having grown up in Brussels, Belgium, Andrew speaks fluent French and regularly represents Belgian and French companies in the United States.

Andrew received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Duke University in 1986 and his law degree in 1994 from the University of Maryland, where he was a member of the Law Review. Before attending law school, Andrew was a sales manager with Procter & Gamble.

Andrew is a member of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia bars, as well as the bars of various federal district and appellate courts.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Bars of several federal district and appellate courts

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