Andrew D. Tharp
Andrew has extensive litigation experience with more than 30 federal trials, and he was consistently ranked one of the top litigators in the United States Air Force.
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- Tennessee, 2010
- U.S. District Courts
- Tennessee: Eastern, Middle, Western
- Florida: Middle (pro hac vice)
- U.S. Court of Appeals
- Armed Forces
- Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals
- Area Defense Counsel, United States Air Force, 2013-2015
- Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, United States Air Force, 2010-2013
- Lowry Award Winner, Judge Advocate Staff Officer Course, 2010
- University of Toledo, J.D., cum laude, 2010
- Key Bank Willis Trust Scholarship Recipient
- Business Law Society Officer and Executive Board
- Bowling Green State University, B.S., Criminal Justice, cum laude, 2007
- Reserve Officer Training Corps: 4 Year Colonel's Leadership Scholarship Recipient and Field Training Top Gun of Distinguished Graduates
- Extensive litigation experience with more than 30 federal trials.
- Represented more than 800 clients in federal investigations and disciplinary actions.
- Part of trial team representing large grocery store chain in federal court case involving the alleged wrongful death of a child.
- Part of trial team representing aviation school in federal court case involving breach of confidentiality agreements and trademark violations.
- Part of trial team representing commercial interior design business in state court case involving fraud and misappropriation.
- Part of trial team defending large physicians services group in state court case involving alleged medical malpractice.
- Assisted in case workup (fact/company/expert witness depositions) for hundreds of cases in mass tort, federal multidistrict litigation, In Re Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation (E.D. Pa.)
- Assisted in case workup (fact/company/expert witness depositions) for hundreds of cases in mass tort, federal multidistrict litigation, In Re Ethicon, Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (S.D. W.Va.)
- Assisted the trial team in the first bellwether case in New Jersey Tylenol liver injury litigation. Unanimous defense verdict following four-week trial
- Co-Author, “Physician Depositions: Who Goes First?," Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 10 No. 3 (2017).
- Author, “Cross-Examination: 5 Tips to Maximize Impact,” The Whisper, DRI, Vol. 12 Issue 12, December 2016.
- Author, “Transition: A JAG’s Move to the Civilian Practice of Law,” The Whisper, DRI, Vol. 11 Issue 8, September 2015.