Andy has always focused his practice on construction related matters. He has represented construction industry clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in collection actions against bonding companies in “Little Miller Act” cases in state courts and in Miller Act cases in federal court. He has represented subcontractors and general contractors as both plaintiffs and defendants in mechanics lien actions in state courts. He has defended trade subcontractors and general contractors in construction defect claims in state courts.
Andy has handled real estate litigation including quiet title actions, adverse possession actions, boundary disputes, easements and rights of way, road closures, surface water and drainage, title defects, and survey defects.
Andy also devotes substantial time to probate matters including estate planning and drafting of wills, general powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, and declarations of desire for natural death (living wills) and trusts. He has represented individuals serving as personal representatives for the administration of estates and handled non-litigation administrations as well as contested litigation matters in the probate courts.
Andy graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He did his undergraduate work at Baptist College at Charleston where he graduated summa cum laude.
Andy has served as the attorney for the Charleston Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association of South Carolina (formerly American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas) since 1998. Andy has served as chancellor of Old St. Andrews Parish Church, where he and his wife are active members, since 2007.