Andrew J. Ghekas




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Andrew is a partner with Anthony & Partners’ Litigation Practice Group in its Tampa office.  Andrew’s practice is dedicated to the representation of businesses and individuals in complex commercial matters, defending and protecting his client’s interests in a wide variety of commercial disputes.  Andrew has significant experience in areas of fraud and asset recovery, loan and foreclosure litigation, post-judgment collection and fraudulent transfer litigation, noncompete and trade secrete litigation, antitrust claims, shareholder disputes, and other complex contract and business litigation.  Andrew’s work also involves legal issue in the appellate courts across Florida and federally, having both successfully obtained reversals and defended many judgments and rulings in furtherance of his clients’ goals.  Andrew has been involved in numerous appellate court cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the District Court of Appeals for the State of Florida.  Andrew has also had the opportunity of defending against oppositions efforts of obtaining jurisdiction before the Supreme Court of the United States and Florida Supreme Court.  Andrew has played an integral role in the favorable resolution of disputes involving hundreds of millions in claimed damages. 

In law school, Andrew served as a judicial intern for The Honorable Elizabeth A. Kovachevich of the United States District Court in and for the Middle District of Florida, as well as The Honorable Catherine Peek McEwen of the United States Bankruptcy Court in and for the Middle District of Florida.

  • Legal Elite “Up & Comer” 2018 and 2021
  • Tampa Magazine = 2021, 2022, 2023 – Appellate Practice
  • Super Lawyers rising star 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022, 2023
  • Best Lawyers, every year since 2021


Andrew is a native Floridan, born and raised in the Greater Orlando area.  A long time Seminole Football fan, Andrew relished the opportunity of attending Florida State University where he obtained his undergraduate degree.  Upon graduating from Florida State University, Andrew migrated south to St. Petersburg, Florida, where he obtained his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law.  Apart from law, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife, Katrina, their two boys, and their 7-year-old Australian Shepherd. 


Stetson University College of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude (Top 8); Honorable Alexander J. Paskay Bankruptcy Award; The Judge Alexander L. Paskay Scholarship recipient; Book Awards

Florida Statute University, B.A., History and Economics


Bar Admissions/Licenses:  Florida

Court Admissions:  Supreme Court of the United States

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida

 Florida Supreme Court


Listed, Florida Trend Magazine, “Legal Elite – Litigation” 

Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, “Ones to Watch” 2021 

Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” 2021

Listed, Top Lawyers, Tampa magazine, 2021



Member, Federal Bar Association

Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association

Member, American Bankruptcy Institute


  • Bankruptcy Representations
  • Lender Liability / Complex Litigation
  • Creditors Rights
  • Specialty Recovery Litigation and Collections