The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

Andrew M. Edison
Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP

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Andrew Edison is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. He routinely appears in state courts, federal court and before arbitration panels across the country. Mr. Edison has handled a wide variety of matters, concentrating on energy litigation, antitrust, securities fraud, eminent domain and business torts. Mr. Edison is widely recognized as an innovative thinker and a passionate advocate. Prior to becoming a founding partner at Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP in January 2009, Mr. Edison served as the hiring partner at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP.

Mr. Edison spends a considerable amount of time on pro bono matters. He currently represents an individual facing capital murder charges, and has been recognized by The Houston Bar Foundation for the Outstanding Individual Contribution to The Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program. Mr. Edison is a frequent lecturer at various continuing legal education seminars across Texas. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center. Outside the office, Mr. Edison is an avid sports fan and can often be found attending sporting events all over the globe. Although he is not blessed with much athletic ability, Mr. Edison has managed to run -- and complete -- four marathons, including, most recently, the Boston marathon.