Andrew Karp 

Partner – New York
T.+1 212 504 6962
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

Andrew is a partner in Cadwalader’s bank regulatory practice and resident in the New York office. Andrew is a seasoned attorney with extensive experience in-house at major banks, major law firms and bank regulators. Andrew has substantial experience in complex bank regulatory issues such as the Volcker Rule, bank M&A, bank control issues, bank capital rules (Regulation Q), bank prudential standards (Regulation YY), affiliate transactions, Bank Holding Company Act issues, tying, bank receiverships, QFCs, non-U.S. activities, sanctions, and bank capital requirements. 

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience representing banks and other financial institutions. Most recently he served as Deputy General Counsel and then Senior Special Counsel to the General Counsel at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from 2020 to 2024. Prior to joining the FDIC, Andrew spent 10 years at the Bank of Montreal, including as its U.S. General Counsel, and five years as a Managing Director and Senior Managing Counsel at Bank of New York Mellon. Earlier in his career, Andrew worked in private practice at international law firms, including Cadwalader. Andrew began his career as an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the Federal Reserve System.

Andrew was named to the 2023 Law360 Banking Editorial Board, and has been recognized in Legal 500 and International Law Office/GC Magazine (including as Financial Regulatory Lawyer of the Year in 2013).

Andrew received his J.D. in 1987 from Vanderbilt University Law School and is a 1984 graduate of Georgetown University (B.A., History).

Andrew Karp 


  • Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Georgetown University