Andrew has a strong background in business and brings a practical approach to employers confronted with countless workplace issues. An attorney in the firm’s New Orleans office, Andrew relies on his background to advise and defend employers in a wide array of employment matters under both state and federal laws.
Throughout his career, Andrew has defended employers against claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, workplace safety, breach of contract, violations of leave and disability laws, wage and hour violations, unfair labor practice charges, and workplace accommodation matters.
Andrew advises employers on a wide array of matters, including workplace safety, equal employment opportunity practices, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Andrew also assists employers with drafting employee handbooks, policies, and procedures, conducting workplace trainings, and conducting internal investigations. Andrew utilizes his business background to educate employers on how to be compliant in an effective and efficient way.
While Andrew helps employers avoid litigation, he has ample experience in assisting employers when litigation occurs. Throughout his career, Andrew has handled successfully cases before administrative agencies and both federal and state courts. When litigation becomes inevitable, Andrew prides himself on developing an effective, detailed, and efficient strategy that is driven to obtain the best results possible.
Andrew is a member of the firm’s Workplace Safety Group, COVID-19 Task Force, and Small Business Administration Loan team, which have been at the forefront of developing content and guiding employers on the ever changing situations throughout the country.
Before becoming an attorney, Andrew worked for a Fortune 500 engineering and construction firm and as a marketing director in the athletic department of a Power 5 Conference School. These experiences provided Andrew with invaluable experience into the inner workings of a business that he applies to his law practice daily.