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Andra Waniek

Associate
awaniek@mijb.com
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Office: (814) 870-7605
Fax: (814) 454-4647

100 State St #700
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507

Andra possesses varied and extensive legal experience, which she uses to deliver exceptional service for her clients. She is a member of the Firm's Commercial/General Litigation Practice Group, Insurance/Personal Injury Practice Group, and Government Services Practice Group. Andra is licensed to practice in all New York state courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.

Andra gained judicial experience as a student law clerk for two Federal Judges: the Honorable Dora Irizarry, Chief United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, and the Honorable John Keenan, Senior United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. She also gained prosecutorial experience as a legal intern for two U.S. Attorney's Offices - the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.

Prior to joining MacDonald Illig, Andra practiced complex commercial litigation in the New York City offices of three international law firms. Most recently, her practice focused on representing corporate clients in class action product liability matters.

Andra moved to Erie in the summer of 2019. She is fluent in Romanian. A lover of challenges in both her professional and personal life, Andra enjoys skiing and is currently learning tennis.

Education

J.D., Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
cum laude
Articles Editor, Law Review
Member, Moot Court Honor Society

B.A., English Language and Literature, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Graduated with distinction

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Firm's Commercial/General Litigation Practice Group

Insurance/Personal Injury Practice Group

Government Services Practice Group