Charles Andrewscavage
Partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary

Chip Andrewscavage works in the Firm’s class action defense and complex litigation practice. His primary focus is representing individual and corporate clients in complex litigation matters, class actions, government enforcement actions, labor and employment litigation, and general business litigation. Andrewscavage has extensive experience litigating matters in state and federal courts throughout the nation and has represented various transportation companies in the logistics, motor carrier, courier, brokerage, and warehousing segments in cases involving Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions or state wage-and-hour law class actions.

He also advises clients on contract, privacy, and employment issues, along with implementation of best practices to minimize litigation risks and manage potential liability. Andrewscavage’s experience includes:

  • Defending transportation companies against class actions asserting driver misclassification and state wage law violations
  • Compelling individual arbitration of cases brought as class or collective actions
  • Representing clients in disputes regarding alleged misclassification of dispatchers, operations supervisors, logistics coordinators, restaurant workers, and warehouse managers as exempt from state and federal overtime laws
  • Federal court trial and appellate arguments on a variety of transportation industry legal issues
  • Counseling on Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act and other state privacy laws

Illinois Super Lawyers’ peer selection survey recognized Andrewscavage as a top-rated attorney and Rising Star for his work in class action, business litigation, and labor & employment practices. Before joining the Firm, he was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he advised clients on a broad range of complex litigation matters. At Tulane law school, Chip served as a managing editor of the Tulane Law Review.