Andrew P. Varney

Andrew P. Varney

  • Partner
  • Corporate
  • Washington, DC
  • T:   +1.202.639.7032
  • F:   +1.202.639.7003
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Andrew P. Varney is a corporate partner resident in Fried Frank's Washington, DC office.  He joined the Firm in 1989, was resident in the Firm's London office in 1992-1993 and became a partner in 1995.

Mr. Varney represents clients in a broad range of transactions, with a focus on representing private equity fund investors in secondary transactions. He also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate governance counseling. In his most recent dealings, he has represented BlackRock, Coller, Fortress, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Pantheon, and StepStone, among others.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Varney is consistently recognized by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Private Equity: Buyouts and Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity.

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

District of Columbia; Massachusetts; New York; Virginia

Practices & Industries


Harvard Law School, JD – 1987
  • cum laude
Middlebury College, BA – 1984
  • summa cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
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