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 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 and was recently elected President of that organization.
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 oil & gas and probate matters as well as commercial and construction litigation cases. Andrew has tried numerous jury trials and bench trials as lead or solo counsel, and has been second-chair for many others.
Andrew is Board Certified in Real Estate Law (Residential) by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Andrew has been named a Texas Super Lawyer "Rising Star" for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 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.