Andrew J. “Andy” Clark

Andrew J. “Andy” Clark

Associate

Business Litigation & Employment Attorney in Houston - Andrew J. 'Andy' Clark

Andy Clark’s practice focuses on advocating for clients in business litigation matters, including commercial and employment matters. Andy has represented businesses in breach of contract disputes, non-compete and trade secret litigation, government agency investigations, wage-and-hour collective actions, and employment discrimination claims.

He regularly counsels clients on employment-related matters, including negotiating agreements, investigating internal complaints, drafting employment policies, and otherwise complying with federal and state employment laws.

Prior to joining the firm, Andy was an associate in the labor and employment practice group of an international law firm based in Houston.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Representative Experience

  • Represented employers in employment disputes before administrative agencies and state and federal courts
  • Counseled private businesses and local fire departments regarding legal compliance with applicable law and workplace issues, policies, and practices
  • Steered sexual harassment and other internal investigations to resolution
  • Won temporary injunctive relief in non-competition and misappropriation actions in state court
  • Drafted and submitted amicus briefs to Texas Court of Appeals and Texas Supreme Court regarding local paid sick leave ordinances
  • Negotiated favorable settlements in various matters, including wage claims, breach of contract and other civil actions, and DOL investigations
  • Successfully reduced $240,000 in proposed penalties in DOJ collection action by approximately 80%
  • Won Public Information Act relief from Texas Attorney General’s office
  • Advised clients on transactions by conducting due diligence and revising agreements from employment perspective

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. (with honors) – 2016
    • Texas Review of Law and Politics, Managing Editor
    • Townes-Rice Scholar
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A., (with distinction), 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Speeches and Publications