Andrew Whalen is a litigator who engages in high-stakes cases against some of the most sophisticated opponents. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, and intellectual property disputes.

    Prior to joining the firm, Andrew worked for a national litigation boutique where he practiced all aspects of litigation leading up to trial. In addition to his legal experience, Andrew has a deep understanding of construction, having spent years building residential structures and managing projects.

    While in law school, Andrew served on the boards of both the Stanford Technology Law Review and the Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation. He also received the Gerald Gunther Prize for Outstanding Performance in Criminal Law.

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    • Representing a medium-sized retailer in litigation for breach of contract and fraud against two large corporations.
    • Representing an inventor in the wireless communications space in litigation for patent infringement against four smartphone manufactures until settlement on the eve of trial.
    • Representing a large telecommunications company in multiple litigations for patent infringement against another large telecommunications company until settlement.
    • Authored all manner of substantive motions, including summary judgment response briefs, motions in limine, Daubert motions, Markman briefs, motions to compel, motions to stay, motions to consolidate, as well as others.
    • Deposed and defended fact witnesses in numerous depositions.


    • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2015
    • University of Oregon, B.A., summa cum laude, 2012


    • Texas, 2015


    • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. of Texas
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. of Texas
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