Andrew P. Gertz
Andrew ("Andy") Gertz joined the Gertz Law Firm in 2010. He handles a wide variety of cases, but his practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, real estate transactions, and oil and gas law. He also assists with the Firm's personal injury and criminal cases. He is admitted to practice in all Texas courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Andrew has handled cases in numerous counties across the state, and has presented oral argument before the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston. Andrew Gertz is currently on the Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association.
Andrew has successfuly handled a wide variety of real estate matters, from multi-million dollar commercial real estate transactions and foreclosures to complex tresspass to try title and partition lawsuits to simple residential real estate purchase & sale agreements. He also handles a wide variety of commercial litigation and construction litigation cases.
Andrew has been named a Texas Super Lawyer "Rising Star" for 2016 and 2017, by vote of his fellow attorneys.
No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, which is published annually by Texas Monthly Magazine (a Thompson Reuters Service).
While in law school at the University of Houston, Andrew clerked for the law firm Heard Robins Cloud & Black, LLP, where he gained significant experience in the areas of personal injury, product liability, toxic tort, and commercial litigation. Andrew also worked in the University of Houston Consumer Law Clinic handling a variety of cases for indigent clients.
Prior to law school, Andrew Gertz graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas.
All Texas Courts, 2009
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
JD, May 2009
The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
BA, History, University Honors, December 2005
State Bar of Texas
Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section, State Bar of Texas
Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section, State Bar of Texas
Jefferson County Bar Association
Jefferson County Young Lawyers Associatior (Serving on Board of Directors for 2014-15, and 2015-16)
"Real Estate Questions I Get," Jefferson County Bar Journal, Spring 2017.
Cause No. 09-16-341-CV; Smith v. Lancelot Homes, LLC, in the 9th District Court of Appeals of Texas, Beaumont, on appeal from the 60th District Court of Jefferson County.