Andrew J. Donivan

Donivan Andrew

Andrew J. Donivan focuses his practice on construction law, representing owners, design professionals, and contractors in transactional matters and dispute resolution in connection with projects across the country, including commercial and residential skyscrapers, airports, hotels, schools, hospitals, industrial facilities, environmental remediation sites, and chemical processing facilities. Andrew regularly drafts and negotiates design and construction contracts on behalf of clients undertaking complex projects, with a focus on managing the client’s exposure to risks related to cost, time, and scope. When project claims or other commercial disputes arise, Andrew assists clients in resolving disputes efficiently and, when possible, before formal litigation ensues. His construction dispute resolution experience includes defective design and construction, delay and acceleration, surety bonds, mechanic's liens, professional negligence, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, warranty, nonpayment, insurance coverage, property access, and other construction-related breach of contract matters. 


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  • J.D. summa cum laude DePaul University College of Law 2014
    • Associate editor, DePaul Law Review
    • Recipient, CALI Award, Legal Analysis, Research, and Communication III
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.B.A. Finance University of Iowa 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association


  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Illinois, 2019 – 2020, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2023