B. Scott Andrews

Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C.
8201 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
225-929-7481
www.dueguidry.com


Recognized by his peers in Louisiana Super Lawyers as one of the 2020 Top 50 Lawyers in Louisiana in all practices areas, Scott Andrews is licensed to practice law in Louisiana (since 1996) and Texas (since 2006). Scott is admitted to practice in all Federal Courts in Louisiana, and before the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. For the past eleven years, Scott has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Southern University Law Center teaching Advanced Torts, Insurance Law and Products Liability.

Scott Andrews earned the prestigious AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was the 2014-2015 and 2019-2020 recipient of the LAJ President's Award. Scott has been selected by his peers for inclusion in both Best Lawyers in America© 2016-2021 and Louisiana Super Lawyers (2012-2021). Scott has also been selected for membership in America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.

Scott was a 2011 Baton Rouge Business Report Forty Under 40 honoree, is a past Chairman/President of the Northwestern State University Foundation Board of Directors and is a former President of the Wex Malone American Inn of Court.

Scott Andrews hails from Jonesboro-Hodge, Louisiana. After graduating with honors from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana in 1992, where he served as Student Government Association President, Scott worked as a PPO Contract Negotiator for the State of Louisiana Office of Group Benefits for one year prior to entering law school at the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

Scott Andrews is a Member of the Louisiana Law Review, Order of the Coif, and the LSU Law Center Hall of Fame.

Scott Andrews began his association with the Dué law firm as a law clerk during law school and continued with the firm after law school. While the firm's office is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Scott Andrews handles serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases throughout Louisiana, with the highest concentration of injury and death cases being handled in the greater Baton Rouge area.

Scott was a member of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club (Classification: Admiralty) for several years and served on the Small Law Firm Customer Advisory Board for Thomson West. Scott serves on the LAJ Board of Governors and is a long-time member of the House of Delegates - 19th JDC - of the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA). Scott serves as an elected member of the LSBA's Legislation Committee and was a member of the LSBA Ad Hoc Legislation Advisory Committee. Scott is a member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation's Class of 2008.

Education

J.D., Paul M. Hebert LSU Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1996

The Order of the Coif

B.A. Political Science, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1992

Graduated with Honors

Student Government Association President, 1991 - 1992

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Louisiana, 1996

Texas, 2006

United States Supreme Court

Middle District of Louisiana, 1996

Eastern District of Louisiana, 1996

Western District of Louisiana, 1996

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1996

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Louisiana Bar

Member Since: 1996

Texas Bar

Member Since: 2006

Louisiana State Bar Association

House of Delegates, 19th JDC

Member Since: 2005

Legislation Committee

Member Since: 2006

Baton Rouge Bar Association

American Association for Justice

Louisiana Association for Justice

Professional Experience

Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2016- present.

Dué Price Guidry Piedrahita & Andrews APA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1996-2016.

State of Louisiana, Office of Group Benefits, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Contract Negotiator, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1992 - 1993.

Scholastic Honors, Awards and Activities

At the Paul M. Hebert LSU Law Center:

Member, LSU Hall of Fame.

Member, Louisiana Law Review, 1995-1996.

Candidate, Louisiana Law Review, 1994-1995.

Chancellor's List: Fall 1993, Fall 1994, Spring 1995, Fall 1995, and Spring 1996.

LSU Board of Supervisors Scholarship, 1994-1996.

Class of 1950 Scholarship, 1994-1996.

CALI Award-Employment Law.

Member, Phi Kappa Phi.

At Northwestern State University:

Student Member-Alumni Association Board of Directors, 1991-1992.

Student Government Association Senator of the Year, 1991.

Member, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity.

Outstanding Social Sciences Senior, 1992.

Mayor's Award, City of Natchitoches, 1992.

Kappa Alpha Order.

Honors, Awards and Activities

LAJ President's Award - 2014-2015.

The Best Lawyers in America© - 2016-2021 - for 2021- Personal Injury Plaintiff and Products Liability - Plaintiff.

Louisiana Super Lawyers - 2012-2021 - Personal Injury Plaintiff

Louisiana Super Lawyers - 2020 - Top 50 Lawyers in Louisiana

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2013-2020

The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 - 2012-2013

Baton Rouge Business Report 2011 Forty Under 40

Martindale-Hubbell - AV Peer Review Rated

Northwestern State University Foundation Board of Directors, 2006-present

Chairperson/President - 2017 - 2019. Chair-Elect/Vice-President - 2015- 2017. Secretary - 2012 - 2014. Treasurer - 2009 - 2011.

Chairperson, Audit Committee-2009

Northwestern State University Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2003-2006

Northwestern State University President's Council, 2003-present

Thomson West Publishing Small Law Firm Advisory Board, 2006-2007

Wex Malone American Inn of Court, 2000-2016

President, 2010-2011

Executive Committee, 2006-2016

Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Classification, Legal, Admiralty Law, 1998-2003

Chairman-Group Study Exchange Committee

Mayor's Award, City of Natchitoches, 1993

Credentials Committee Chairman, Young Democrats of America, 1993-1995

Publications and Writings

Author, Comment "Premises Liability-The Comparison of Fault Between Negligent and Intentional Actors," 55 La.L.Rev. 1149 (1995). The comment has been cited by the Washington Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals of Arizona (Grant, dissenting in part), the District Court of Appeal of Florida, and by fellow commentators in the Louisiana Law Review, Tulane Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Florida Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Stetson Law Review, Wyoming Law Review, Defense Counsel Journal, ALR 5th, Am. Jur. Proof of Facts 3d. and Comparative Negligence Manual

Publisher - LouisianaInjuryLawyerBlog.com

Co-Author, "Lewis vs. Lewis & Clark Marine, Inc.: 'Savings to Suitors' the Right to Litigate in State Court When Limitation Is Not at Issue," Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XVI, No. 4 (April 2001).

Co-Author, "Remand: The Amount of Controversy Requirement May No Longer be Controversial," Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XV, No. 11 (Nov. 2000).

Co-Author, "La.R.S. 9:2800 vs. La.Civ.Code art. 2317: Would the Real Strict Liability Article Please Stand Up," Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XV, No. 9 (Sept. 2000).

Co-Author, "Commercial Automobile Insurance Coverage: Are you Really Protected?" Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XV, No. 8 (Aug. 2000).