Candice Andalia is a Senior Associate in Orrick's New York office and a member of the firm's Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Mass Torts and Product Liability, and Trials practices. Candice specializes in managing and coordinating national defense and strategy for clients in the manufacturing, technology, and financial sectors, with particular focus on developing and implementing strategy as it pertains to expert testimony.

She represents clients in all phases of complex multi-party, consolidated, and class action litigation, and has successfully handled significant actions involving the prescription drug and consumer products industries in mediation, arbitration, and federal and state courts, both at the trial and appellate levels. Candice also has extensive experience in white collar, investigations, and securities litigation including allegations of off-label promotion, anti-kickback statute violations, False Claims Act violations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, and other issues related to sales, marketing, and pricing practices. While Candice's most recent engagements include acting as a member of the Orrick teams successfully defending Johnson & Johnson and DISH, she has:

  • obtained a complete victory for a pharmaceutical manufacturer in nationwide class action asserting negligent manufacture;
  • successfully defended a biologics manufacturer in a class action alleging defective design;
  • represented several pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers during the course of federal investigations; and
  • settled heavily contested breach of contract claims and counterclaims involving a milestone agreement for an investigational new drug.

In addition to her practice, Candice maintains an active pro bono practice handling civil and criminal appeals, with a special focus on cases in the service of Spanish-language speakers.

Candice received her JD from Cornell and two bachelors' degrees from Yale University.