Andrew J. “Andy” Clark

Andrew J. “Andy” Clark

Senior Associate

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

Andy Clark represents our clients in a wide range of cases—including commercial, construction, and  employment disputes.

His commercial and construction experience includes representation of businesses in breach of contract actions, breach of fiduciary duty actions, negligence and product liability actions, and federal statutory actions. He also represents owners and contractors in disputes involving industrial and other construction projects.

Andy’s employment law practice  covers all aspects of employment law including non-compete and trade secret litigation, wage-and-hour collective actions, employment discrimination claims, and Department of Labor and EEOC investigations. He routinely assists employers in negotiating agreements, drafting employment policies, investigating internal complaints, and complying with federal and state employment laws.

Prior to joining the firm, Andy practiced labor and employment law in an international law firm based in Houston.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Labor and Employment

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas

Representative Experience

  • Obtained take-nothing judgment after final arbitration proceeding involving workers’ compensation retaliation and malicious prosecution claims.
  • Obtained take-nothing summary judgment in federal lawsuit involving race discrimination claim.
  • Obtained take-nothing summary judgment in state court lawsuit involving suit on sworn account.
  • Obtained decertification of wage-and-hour collective action asserted against general contractor.
  • Secured permanent injunction in copyright infringement and Lanham Act case to protect client’s trade name, copyrighted material, and trademark.
  • Secured dismissal of Fair Housing Act claim after filing 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss.
  • Secured dismissal of negligence claim after filing Rule 91(a) motion to dismiss.
  • Secured early dismissal of Telephone Consumer Protection Act claim.
  • Obtained temporary injunctive relief in non-competition, misappropriation, and conversion actions in Texas state court.
  • Counseled local fire departments and other employers through various personnel issues and internal investigations.
  • Submitted amicus briefs to Texas Court of Appeals and Texas Supreme Court regarding sovereign immunity and local paid sick leave ordinances.
  • Obtained Public Information Act relief from Texas Attorney General’s office.


  • 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 West Chamber of Commerce
  • Blackstone Legal Fellowship

Speeches and Publications