B. Scott Andrews, Sr.
Recognized by his peers in Louisiana Super Lawyers as one of the 2020 Top 50 Lawyers in Louisiana in all practices areas, Scott Andrews is licensed to practice law in Louisiana (since 1996) and Texas (since 2006). Scott is admitted to practice in all Federal Courts in Louisiana, and before the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Since 2010, Scott has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Southern University Law Center, having taught Advanced Louisiana Torts, Insurance Law, Products Liability, and Advanced Legal Writing & Analysis.
Scott Andrews earned the prestigious AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was the 2014-2015 and 2019-2020 recipient of the LAJ President's Award. Scott has been selected by his peers for inclusion in both Best Lawyers in America© 2016-2023 and Louisiana Super Lawyers (2012-2023). Scott has also been selected for membership in America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.
Scott was a 2011 Baton Rouge Business Report Forty Under 40 honoree, is a past Chairman/President of the Northwestern State University Foundation Board of Directors and is a former President of the Wex Malone American Inn of Court.
Scott Andrews hails from Jonesboro-Hodge, Louisiana. After graduating with honors from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana in 1992, where he served as Student Government Association President, Scott worked as a PPO Contract Negotiator for the State of Louisiana Office of Group Benefits for one year prior to entering law school at the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center.
Scott Andrews is a Member of the Louisiana Law Review, Order of the Coif, and the LSU Law Center Hall of Fame.
Scott Andrews began his association with the Dué law firm as a law clerk during law school and continued with the firm after law school. While the firm's office is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Scott Andrews handles serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases throughout Louisiana, with the highest concentration of injury and death cases being handled in the greater Baton Rouge area.
Scott was a member of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club (Classification: Admiralty) for several years and served on the Small Law Firm Customer Advisory Board for Thomson West. Scott has served on the LAJ Board of Governors and Council of Directors and is a long-time member of the House of Delegates - 19th JDC - of the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA). Scott served as an elected member of the LSBA's Legislation Committee and was a member of the LSBA Ad Hoc Legislation Advisory Committee. Scott is a member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation's Class of 2008.
J.D., Paul M. Hebert LSU Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1996
The Order of the Coif
B.A. Political Science, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1992
Graduated with Honors
Student Government Association President, 1991 - 1992
United States Supreme Court
Middle District of Louisiana, 1996
Eastern District of Louisiana, 1996
Western District of Louisiana, 1996
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1996
Member Since: 1996
Member Since: 2006
Louisiana State Bar Association
House of Delegates, 19th JDC
Member Since: 2005
Member Since: 2006
Baton Rouge Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Louisiana Association for Justice
- Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews Courrege L.C., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2016- present.
- Dué Price Guidry Piedrahita & Andrews APA, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1996-2016.
- State of Louisiana, Office of Group Benefits, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Contract Negotiator, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1992 - 1993.
At the Paul M. Hebert LSU Law Center:
- Member, LSU Hall of Fame.
- Member, Louisiana Law Review, 1995-1996.
- Candidate, Louisiana Law Review, 1994-1995.
- Chancellor's List: Fall 1993, Fall 1994, Spring 1995, Fall 1995, and Spring 1996.
- LSU Board of Supervisors Scholarship, 1994-1996.
- Class of 1950 Scholarship, 1994-1996.
- CALI Award-Employment Law.
- Member, Phi Kappa Phi.
At Northwestern State University:
- Student Member-Alumni Association Board of Directors, 1991-1992.
- Student Government Association Senator of the Year, 1991.
- Member, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity.
- Outstanding Social Sciences Senior, 1992.
- Mayor's Award, City of Natchitoches, 1992.
- Kappa Alpha Order.
- LAJ President's Award - 2014-2015 and 2019-2020.
- The Best Lawyers in America© - 2016-2021 - for 2022- Personal Injury Plaintiff and Products Liability - Plaintiff.
- Louisiana Super Lawyers - 2012-2022 - Personal Injury Plaintiff
- Louisiana Super Lawyers - 2020 - Top 50 Lawyers in Louisiana
- The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2013-2020
- The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 - 2012-2013
- Baton Rouge Business Report 2011 Forty Under 40
- Martindale-Hubbell - AV Peer Review Rated
- Northwestern State University Foundation Board of Directors, 2006-present
Chairperson/President - 2017 - 2019. Chair-Elect/Vice-President - 2015- 2017. Secretary - 2012 - 2014. Treasurer - 2009 - 2011.
Chairperson, Audit Committee-2009
- Northwestern State University Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2003-2006
- Northwestern State University President's Council, 2003-present
- Thomson West Publishing Small Law Firm Advisory Board, 2006-2007
- Wex Malone American Inn of Court, 2000-2016
Executive Committee, 2006-2016
- Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Classification, Legal, Admiralty Law, 1998-2003
Chairman-Group Study Exchange Committee
- Mayor's Award, City of Natchitoches, 1993
- Credentials Committee Chairman, Young Democrats of America, 1993-1995
- Author, Comment "Premises Liability-The Comparison of Fault Between Negligent and Intentional Actors," 55 La.L.Rev. 1149 (1995). The comment has been cited by the Washington Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals of Arizona (Grant, dissenting in part), the District Court of Appeal of Florida, and by fellow commentators in the Louisiana Law Review, Tulane Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Florida Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Stetson Law Review, Wyoming Law Review, Defense Counsel Journal, ALR 5th, Am. Jur. Proof of Facts 3d. and Comparative Negligence Manual
- Publisher - LouisianaInjuryLawyerBlog.com
- Co-Author, "Lewis vs. Lewis & Clark Marine, Inc.: 'Savings to Suitors' the Right to Litigate in State Court When Limitation Is Not at Issue," Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XVI, No. 4 (April 2001).
- Co-Author, "Remand: The Amount of Controversy Requirement May No Longer be Controversial," Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XV, No. 11 (Nov. 2000).
- Co-Author, "La.R.S. 9:2800 vs. La.Civ.Code art. 2317: Would the Real Strict Liability Article Please Stand Up," Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XV, No. 9 (Sept. 2000).
- Co-Author, "Commercial Automobile Insurance Coverage: Are you Really Protected?" Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XV, No. 8 (Aug. 2000).