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Andrew May is a hedge fund attorney who offers a wide range of services relating to finance and business law. As the founding member of May Law in Chicago, he has represented clients ranging from individual investors to Fortune 500 companies. He enjoys sharing his advice and expertise as a guest ...more


From Too Big To Fail To "Living Wills", Banks Have Come A Long Way
The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 has had far-reaching effects on the banking sector and many of its effects have already started to make banks a lot safer.
The Meteoric Rise & Sudden Fall Of Valeant Pharmaceuticals
The story of how Valeant Pharmaceuticals rose to dizzying values through acquisitions, only to be knocked down by a storm of controversy around fraud, overpricing and price gauging.
Dawn Of The Robo-Advisers: Why The SEC Is Worried
We are witnessing a shift from your average suit-wearing financial adviser to software-based portfolio management. And robo-advisers are becoming the most trusted source of personal financial management for millennials. But the SEC has some concerns.
Flash Boys Vs. Dark Pool: The Financial Showdown That Affects Everyone
While Darkpool going after the Flash Boys may seem like something out of a comic book, it may be one of the most crucial battles being fought for the future of investing on Wall Street.
Boy-Genius To Most Hated Man In America: How Martin Shkreli Got Where He Is Today
How a 32-year-old kid from Brooklyn raised by immigrants went from little-known boy genius on Wall Street to universally-hated pharma villain to hedge fund fraudster in just a few short years.
Is The Crisis At Volkswagen Impacting U.S. Car Suppliers?
Just a few weeks after being declared the largest car manufacturer in the world, Volkswagen was hit with a scandal of epic proportions that threatens to chew away its market share and bank balance in record time.


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Boy-Genius To Most Hated Man In America: How Martin Shkreli Got Where He Is Today
7 years ago

Thank you for all the comments! I think it's obvious that Shkreli isn't the only unethical guy in finance or phama and this story isn't saying that he is. But his age and the double whammy of hiking up an HIV drug AND defrauding investors in the span of just a few months makes his story particularly interesting, wouldn't you say?

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Work Experience

May Law, PC
October 2006 - Present (16 years 11 months)

May Law, PC is a Chicago area firm providing legal services in the area of financial services –primarily commodities and securities law, commercial law, corporate law, litigation and wills and trusts. Andrew May has more than thirteen years of legal experience representing clients rangingfrom individuals and small business to Fortune 500 firms. 

Lewitas & May
August 2004 - December 2005 (1 year 5 months)

At Lewitas & May, Andrew continued to represent and counsel financial services clients with business formation, compliance, disclosure, litigation, registration and transactional matters. 


DePaul University College of Law
1992 / 1995
Civil Law
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1990 / 1992
Political Science Activities and Societies: ZBT