Andrew E. Kristianson

Counsel

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Practices
Industries
Education
  • University of Washington, JD, with Honors, Order of the Coif, 1999
  • Whitman College, BA, cum laude, 1996
Admissions
  • North Carolina
  • Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Affiliations

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, Wake County Bar Association

Member, Washington State Bar Association

Board of Directors, Endeavor Charter School, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2011-2013

Andy practices in the firm’s financial services group, and in this capacity has effectively brought and defended business disputes on behalf of numerous national financial institutions. In addition, he regularly represents physicians and medical centers in medical malpractice and products liability actions. The remainder of Andy’s time is spent in complex commercial disputes, where he frequently manages the discovery process, including electronic discovery issues.

Andy has served on the Board of Directors for Endeavor Charter School and the Endeavor Charter School Foundation since 2008. He also serves as a youth baseball coach.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Andy practiced for five years in Seattle, Washington.

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Raleigh, NC 27601

Represented a major medical center in state court in relation to a mass tort stemming from improperly washed surgical instruments.

Represented numerous North Carolina physicians in medical malpractice actions filed in state court, and has effectively tried such cases to verdict.

Represented numerous financial institutions in debt collection and foreclosure actions in state court.

Represented a Canadian mining company in state court mass tort action stemming from a plant explosion.

Named to "Legal Elite," Litigation, Business North Carolina, 2016