Andrew is a native of Arlington and and obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Andrew began his legal career in 1997 as a Prosecutor in the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office, where he gained extensive jury trial experience. He then transitioned into civil litigation practice in 1999. Since then, Andrew has handled a variety of complex litigation matters in the areas of construction law, lien law, contract law, real estate law, business-related negligence claims, collections, and products liability. In addition, Andrew teaches classes on construction law topics for Lorman Educational Services and TEXO/AGC. Andrew has extensive experience in counseling businesses on legal questions related to their day-to-day operations and contractual relationships, and has been trained as a mediator by the American Arbitration Association. Nothing provides Andrew more satisfaction than to see his clients succeed, thrive, and grow. He has been recognized by his legal peers as a Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, and as a “Top Lawyer” by Fort Worth, Texas magazine in 2013, 2014, and 2015. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Construction Law Section of the Texas Bar Association, and the Tarrant County Bar Association. Andrew is the former Chair of the Construction Law Section of the Tarrant County Bar Association. He has been active in his community as a former Planning & Zoning Commissioner for the City of Arlington, a member of the Arlington ISD's Capital Needs Steering Committee, and served on the Board of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves as a member of the Public Policy/Governmental Relations Committee of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the Governmental Relations Committee of TEXO/AGC, and is a former member of Arlington's Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee. Andrew is also active in Tarrant County political affairs. When not working, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife, Anna, also an attorney, and his two daughters, Elena and Lara.