Andrew Stone

Andrew Stone



Andy masterfully guides clients through government investigations, enforcement actions, and complex litigation.

Andy's practice is informed by his years of experience prosecuting white collar crimes, which include cases involving healthcare, investments, securities, tax, embezzlement, and cyber fraud. He is uniquely equipped to help clients navigate a variety of complex legal situations. 

Prior to joining Dorsey, Andy was Chief of the Financial Crimes and Public Corruption section for the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of Arizona, where he worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for nearly ten years.

Education & Admissions

University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2008)

Northwestern University (B.A., American History, 2002)


  • Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona


Representative Experience

  • Lead attorney in over ten federal jury trials. Delivered numerous closing arguments and opening statements; examined dozens of witnesses, including experts, accountants, and law enforcement agents, and cross-examined multiple defendants, experts, and percipient witnesses.
  • Co-lead attorney on six-year prosecution and three-month trial involving seven defendants and more than $300 million in seized assets. Obtained money laundering convictions against defendants who owned and operated an advertising website used to conduct illegal prostitution activity. Managed substantial motion practice spanning six years of litigation; led trial strategy; delivered opening statement; and examined and cross-examined fact, expert, and attorney witnesses.
  • Lead attorney in a two-week fraud trial involving pandemic fraud and losses of over $16 million. Delivered the closing argument, examined multiple fact and expert witnesses, and cross-examined multiple defense witnesses.
  • Lead attorney in a two-week fraud trial involving a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions of dollars. Delivered the closing argument, examined ten fact witnesses, and prepared all substantive motions.
  • Managed white collar section that included ten Assistant United States Attorneys, two paralegals, and four legal assistants.
  • Collaborated with federal agencies, including the FBI, IRS, Department of Health and Human Services, United States Postal Inspection Service, Homeland Security Investigations, and a multitude of Inspectors General to review potential criminal fraud and public corruption investigations and delegate management of cases. 
  • Oversaw prosecutors and approved all charging decisions, plea agreements, and case declinations for financial crime and public corruption cases.
  • Prosecuted white collar crimes involving fraud related to healthcare, investment schemes, securities, tax, Small Business Administration, embezzlement, and cyber.
  • Served as the District’s government ethics officer for nearly seven years. Delivered annual ethics trainings to 90 attorneys and routinely advised employees on questions related to ethics, outside and political activities, gifts, and conflicts of interest.
  • Prepared six substantive appellate briefs for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and argued three of those cases before the Court.

*Certain experiences occurred prior to joining Dorsey

News & Resources

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey Expands White Collar, Trial Group in Phoenix with Addition of Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy Stone
  • Bureau of Land Management Office of Professional Responsibility Training, “Best Practices and Strategies for Investigating and Prosecuting Criminal Cases,” April 28, 2023
  • Federal Bar Association Phoenix Chapter, “Bankruptcy Crimes and Punishment: A Primer on Bankruptcy Crimes and How to Avoid or Address Them,” February 16, 2023
  • United States Postal Inspection Service Training for Postal Inspectors, “Best Practices for Working with the United States Attorney’s Office,” October 26, 2022
  • American Express Global Financial Crimes Compliance-Financial Intelligence Unit, “The Use of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) in Prosecutions and How Prosecutors Use SARs to Build Cases,” September 21, 2018
  • United States Attorney’s Office Annual Government Ethics Training, 2015-19

Industries & Practices

Government Solutions & Investigations
  • Government Solutions & Investigations

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, State Bar of Arizona

Community Involvement

  • Recreation Association of Madison Meadows and Simis (RAMMS)
    • Board Member, 2022-Present
    • Commissioner Kindergarten Basketball, 2023
    • Commissioner 1-2 Grade Basketball, 2024
  • Youth Sports Coach (Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Flag Football), 2017-present
  • Member, Men’s Arts Council of Phoenix Art Museum, 2012-14


  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, Excellence in Prosecuting Major Criminal Case, October 2018
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Business Litigation, 2014
Andrew Stone