Andrew S. Gerrish

540-725-3370 (D)
540-772-9167 (F)
agerrish@faplawfirm.com
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Mr. Gerrish focuses his practice on civil litigation, particularly in the areas of insurance defense; insurance coverage; legal malpractice; professional liability; and architect, engineer, and contractor liability.

Before joining Frith Anderson & Peake, PC, Andy clerked for the judges of the First Judicial Circuit of Virginia in Chesapeake, Virginia, and the judges of the Twenty-third Judicial Circuit of Virginia in Roanoke, Virginia.

Andy is a two-time graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. In 2009, he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.  And in 2012, he graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor degree from the Washington and Lee University School of Law. While in law school, Andy was the Executive Editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.

Education:

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)
    • Executive Editor, Washington and Lee Law Review
    • Washington and Lee University (B.S., magna cum laude)

Areas of Practice:

  • Architect & Engineer Errors & Omissions
  • Auto, Boating & Recreational Vehicle Liability
  • Construction
  • Coverage Analysis and Opinions
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Liability

Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia

Published Articles

  • Note, Terror CATs: TRIA’s Failure to Encourage a Private Market for Terrorism Insurance and How Federal Securitization of Terrorism Risk May Be a Viable Alternative, 68 Wash & Lee L. Rev. 1825 (2011).

Professional Honors, Affiliations and Activities:

State:

    • Member – Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
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Frith, Anderson & Peake litigates cases stemming from personal injuries and property damage, commercial disputes, insurance coverage issues, employment-related matters, and professional liability claims.  Our clients include insurance companies, business owners, corporations, lawyers, doctors, accountants, and architects.  We practice in Virginia and West Virginia state courts, federal courts, and before federal and state administrative bodies and regulatory agencies, including the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission as well as the EEOC. Our attorneys have the experience to provide advice and help our clients decide when litigation is appropriate and when settlement or alternative dispute resolution is the proper course of action.  We...

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