Andrew Hutton Andrew Hutton
Partner

Telephone: (512) 646-2633
Facsimile: (512) 646-2636
E-mail: ahutton@farrishutton.com
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Biography

Andy Hutton has developed a broad practice representing clients in complex civil and appellate litigation pending in state and federal courts throughout Texas and around the country. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of litigation matters, including business and commercial disputes, product liability, premises defect, construction defect, toxic tort and personal injury cases. In 2011, 2012 and 2013, Thompson Reuters named Andy a Texas “Rising Star®” in Super Lawyers® Magazine, a distinction given to less than 2.5% of the lawyers in Texas.

Prior to entering private practice, Andy served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas and as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney. He also served as a Briefing Attorney for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and as a Legal Intern for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Lubbock Division.

Education

Andy received his J.D. in 1999 from Duke University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina, where he graduated magna cum laude. While at Duke, he also served as a Volunteer Community Educator for the Rape Crisis Center of Durham, and was active in the school's Death Penalty Clinic and Criminal Litigation Clinic.

Andy also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University, where he achieved Dean's List honors and graduated cum laude in 1995.

Work History

Partner, Gordon & Rees LLP, 2011-2013
Shareholder, Clark, Thomas & Winters PC, 2009-2011
Associate, Clark, Thomas & Winters PC, 2003-2009
Assistant Attorney General, Texas Attorney General's Office, 2000-2003
Assistant Criminal District Attorney, Tarrant County, 2000
Briefing Attorney, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1999-2000

Admissions

Texas
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships, Affiliations & Activities

State Bar of Texas
Travis County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Honors

Named a Texas “Rising Star®” by Thompson Reuters in Super Lawyers® Magazine (2011, 2012, 2013)

Publications

U.S. Supreme Court Holds State Law Failure-to-Warn Claims Impliedly Preempted, Chartis' Legal Insights (Fall 2011)

Community

Long-Range Facilities Planning Committee, Dripping Springs Independent School District, 2013

Bond Steering Committee, Dripping Springs Independent School District, 2014

Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee, Dripping Springs Independent School District, 2014-2015

Personal

Originally from Lubbock, Texas, Andy moved to Central Texas in 1999 and now lives in Dripping Springs with his wife, Alissa, and their two children. He enjoys hiking in the Texas Hill Country with his family, going to movies, and watching college basketball.

1515 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Suite 204
Austin, Texas 78746
(512) 646-2631 / Email
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