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J. David Andrews, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Labor Law, Employment Law, Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution (Management), Arbitration Law.


Andrews, J. David was born on July 5, 1933 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of Jesse D. and Louise Glenna (Mason) Andrews.


Bachelor magna cum laude, University of Illinois, 1955;Juris Doctor with honors, University of Illinois, 1960.


Worked at Perkins Coie (Seattle, Washington) specializing in General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in Federal and State Courts and before various Federal and State Administrative Tribunals. Administrative, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Aviation, Banking, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy, Corporate Finance and Securities Law, Creditors' Rights, Environmental, Estate Planning, General Business, Government Contract, Hazardous Waste, Intellectual Property, International, Labor and Employment, Land Use, Life Sciences, Mergers and Acquisitions, Municipal/Public Finance, Natural Resources, Nonprofit Probate, Product Liability, Public Utility, Project Finance, Real Estate, School Law, Taxation, Toxic Torts, Water Rights, White-Collar Criminal Representation. Admitted to the bar, 1961, Washington.

Treasurer, American Bar Association, 1975-1979. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellow, American Bar Foundation.

President, Board of Directors, American Bar Endowment, 1985-1987. President, 1996 Executive Committee, Washington Law Fund. Trustee, Leukemia Society of America, 1991—.

American Bar Association Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary, 1986-1990. Perkins Coie is the largest law firm headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, with 330 lawyers in 11 offices located in Asia, Europe and North America. We have experienced practitioners at the ready to handle demanding projects and react swiftly to emergencies around the world.


Board of directors Leukemia Society Washington, since 1984, president 1985-1991. National board directors Leukemia Society American, 1992-1996. Captain United States Air Force, 1955-1957.

Fellow American Bar Foundation (board directors, former treasurer), American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association (house of deals 1967-1969, 75-, assistant treasurer 1972-1974, treasurer 1975-1979, Board of Governors 1975-1979, board directors American Bar Foundation, federal judiciary standing committee 1985-1990), Washington Bar Association (chairman public relations committee 1971-1973), Seattle-King County Bar Association, American Judicature Society (board directors 1985-1989), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma.


Married Helen Virginia Migely, July 12, 1958. Children: Virginia, Robert, Michael, Betsy.