Andy Andrews Counsel

Andy’s practice focuses on transactional, regulatory, and operational matters for clients. He has significant experience advising clients in the healthcare sector. Andy advises clients on business transactions, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, HIPAA matters, contract drafting, and due diligence.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Andy served as Associate University Counsel at UNC Chapel Hill, advising the University’s schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy on a wide range of transactional, regulatory, and operational matters.  He also served as the Associate Dean for Strategy & Compliance at UNC’s Adams School of Dentistry on an interim basis. 

As a former in-house lawyer, Andy appreciates the complexities of navigating large institutional organizations with many stakeholders.  He has experience advising clients on developing & implementing strategic projects, as well as improving operational effectiveness through careful policy development and administration.   


Advised organization in research collaboration public/private partnership.

Advised large practice group in development and implementation of compensation plan.

Advised practice group in creating forms of agreement for physician employment.

Advised acquirer of ophthalmology practice.

Advised single-specialty physician practice in sale to hospital.

Advised practice group in various joint ventures.

Advised multi-state infusion therapy pharmacy in multiple transactions.

Advised owner of multi-state metals business in sale to investor group.

Advised buyer of multi-site ophthalmology practice in acquisition of competitor.

Advised orthopedic surgeon in split from partner and practice sale to hospital.

Advised European buyer of domestic bulk-handling business.

Advised owner of dental practice in sale to employee.

Advised single-specialty physician practice in buy-in of new partner and transfer of property.

Advised nonprofit entity during internal investigation.

  • The University of North Carolina School of Law, JD, 2012
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Accounting, Kenan Flagler Business School, 2007
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, Economics, 2006

Member, American Health Lawyers Association

Member, North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys

  • North Carolina
  • Alabama
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