Andrew S. Gerrish

540-725-3370 (D)
540-772-9167 (F)
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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.


  • 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:


    • Member – Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
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