Lee M. Andelin

“My greatest pleasure in practicing law is to help clients resolve their most difficult problems.”


  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation


  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University – J.D., 2005, magna cum laude; Law Review Senior Editor

  • Brigham Young University – B.A., Economics, 1999, cum laude with University and Departmental honors


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • United States Court of Federal Claims

  • US District Court – Utah

  • Supreme Court of State of Arizona

  • Supreme Court of State of Utah

Biography & Background

Lee Andelin has been practicing with Beus Gilbert since 2006 and is a Member of the Firm.  Mr. Andelin’s practice focuses on complex business litigation matters. His practice emphasizes accounting fraud and professional liability cases, in which verdicts and settlements for clients have exceeded $200 million.  Mr. Andelin’s practice also includes claims to recover properties condemned by the government valued at more than $25 million.

Prior to joining Beus Gilbert, Mr. Andelin served as an intern with the Utah Supreme Court and the US District Court for the District of Utah.


  • Representative Cases

    • Representing liquidator of Cayman Islands hedge fund that suffered losses from massive fraud; total recoveries to date exceed $140 million.
    • Represented United States affiliates of  international dairy and food conglomerate in recovering losses arising out of parent companies’ accounting fraud.
    • Represented attorneys in $11.5 million legal malpractice case brought by former clients; obtained summary judgment in favor of attorneys.
    • Represented former executive of international marketing company; obtained dismissal of claims under non-compete clause of employment agreement.
    • Representing technology company in intellectual property disputes over patents for video playback software.
    • Representing group of homeowners claiming that dredging in San Diego Bay by federal and local government entities is causing erosion to shoreline properties.
  • Reported Cases

    • Krys v. Aaron (In re Refco Inc. Secs. Litig.), 826 F. Supp. 2d 478 (S.D.N.Y. 2010)
    • Krys v. Sugrue (In re Refco Inc. Secs. Litig.), 779 F. Supp. 2d 372 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)
    • Krys v. Sugrue (In re Refco Inc. Secs. Litig.), 859 F. Supp. 2d 644 (S.D.N.Y. 2012)
    • Krys v. Aaron (In re Refco Inc. Secs. Litig.), 890 F. Supp. 2d 332 (S.D.N.Y. 2012)
    • Krys v. Aaron, 106 F. Supp. 3d 492 (D.N.J. 2015)
    • Krys v. Aaron, 112 F. Supp. 3d 181 (D.N.J. 2015)