Andrew P. Pearson
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Andrew Pearson has exclusively practiced construction law since commencing his career as a lawyer in 2000. After growing up in Virginia, he practiced at a law firm in San Diego solely focused on representing construction contractors and subcontractors, including claims in California state courts, federal and bankruptcy courts, and in federal government contract appeals, arbitrations and mediations. His clients included contractors engaged in private residential and commercial projects, and in public works including San Diego’s international airport, public schools throughout Southern California, Federal National Parks and military projects.
Since returning to Virginia, Andrew has been admitted to practice before the Virginia bar and the Federal District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia. His practice includes all facets of business for contractor clients including contract drafting and negotiation, bid protests, insurance issues, mechanic’s lien and payment bond claims, and mediation, arbitration and litigation of claims through trial.
Andrew is the former President of the Lynchburg Bar Association and serves on the council of the Virginia Bar Association Construction & Public Contracts Section. He is past Chairman of the San Diego Bar construction law section. He is active in the Lynchburg community, having served as President of Lynch’s Landing, the leader in Lynchburg’s downtown revitalization movement, and as President of W&L’s Lynchburg alumni chapter.
Commercial and Civil Litigation
Washington & Lee University, B.A. 1993; College of William & Mary, J.D. 1999.
Admitted to the Bar:
2000 (California); 2007 (Virginia)
Professional Experience and Activities:
Virginia State Bar; Lynchburg Bar Association (Board of Directors, 2009-Present, President 2014-2015); Virginia Bar Association, Construction & Public Contracts Section (Council Member, 2015-Present); State Bar of California; San Diego County Bar Association (Construction Law Section Chairman, 2005-2006).
Lynch’s Landing Foundation, Board of Directors, 2009-2015, President 2013-2014; Virginia Legal Aid Society, Pro Bono Panel Member.