Andrew Kunz

Elliott & Phelan, LLC
119 Screven Street
Georgetown, SC 29440

Andy’s practice focuses on the representation of individuals and families of individuals that have suffered severe injuries or death.  Andy handles matters involving wrongful death, medical malpractice, dram shop liability, products liability, trucking, motorcycle, and motor vehicle accidents, and other forms of serious personal injury and complex civil litigation issues.

Andy began his legal career as a staff attorney at the Supreme Court of South Carolina.  He then worked in Columbia, South Carolina as a trial attorney for a large regional defense litigation firm where he represented large manufacturers, insurance companies, small businesses, and individuals in a variety of complex civil liability matters throughout South Carolina state and federal courts, before moving back home to Georgetown County to continue his practice of law.  At Elliott & Phelan, Andy is able to draw on his background and apply his experience and skills while representing individuals and their families in an effort to achieve the most favorable results on their behalf.

Andy has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, and has an AV “Preeminent” Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell®, for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence.  He is also recognized as a National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.

Away from work, Andy enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, hunting, attempting to golf, and attending as many sporting events as possible.

Practice Areas

Wrongful Death
Trucking Accidents
Medical Malpractice
Dram Shop and Alcohol Liability
Products Liability
Nursing Home Neglect and Liability
Motorcycle Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Police and Jail Misconduct

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

South Carolina
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Judicial Circuit

Memberships & Admissions

South Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star – (2015 – present)
AV "Preeminent" Rating, Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers in South Carolina - American Society of Legal Advocates

Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer - The National Trial Lawyers Association
South Carolina Bar Association
Georgetown County Bar Association
American Bar Association
South Carolina Association of Justice


Charleston School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
College of Charleston, B.A., summa cum laude, 2006

Pro Bono Activities

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia, Board of Directors (2014-16)

Black River United Way, Board of Directors (2018-present)
South Carolina YLD, Special Olympics Committee (2012-2016)