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  • The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2012, summa cum laude, first in graduating class; Notes and Comments Editor, Mississippi Law Journal; Moot Court Board; Phi Kappa Phi; Dean's List
  • Millsaps College, B.A. in Classical Studies, 2007; Omicron Delta Kappa
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  • Mississippi, 2012
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  • 5th Cir., 2012
  • N.D. Miss., 2012
  • S.D. Miss., 2012
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Andrew Harris
Associate
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4816 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Andrew Harris is an associate in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the Jackson office. Before joining Jones Walker, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Daniel P. Jordan III, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi. 

Mr. Harris is a 2012 graduate of The University of Mississippi School of Law, where he earned his juris doctor degree, summa cum laude. While in law school, Mr. Harris served as the Mississippi Law Journal's Notes and Comments Editor and competed as a member of the Moot Court Board. Additionally, he received the Mississippi Law Journal Award and the Pat D. Holcomb Memorial Award for Excellence, among others, and was named to the Dean's List each semester. Mr. Harris received his Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies from Millsaps College, where he was a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honorary.

Noteworthy

  • Named a "Rising Star" in the 2017 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation

News

Presentations

  • "Who Says the Supreme Court Doesn’t Care About IP?: A Two Part Series", November 14, 2017, Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Sports Law Teleseminar; The Mississippi Bar Intellectual Property Section
  • "Dispositive Motions: Can this really be the end?", December 14, 2016, Practice in a Flash: Litigation 101 Series
  • "Biospecimens in Research: Legal Issues and 'Common Sense'", January 2016
  • "The Blurred Lines Case—When Celebrities Litigate, Interesting Copyright Issues Abound", May 20, 2015, The Mississippi Bar Intellectual Property, Entertainment and Sports Law Conference

Publications

  • "Supreme Court Narrows the Landscape for Personal Jurisdiction"
    International Association of Defense Counsel Committee Newsletter: Product Liability, November 2017
  • "Misrepresentation in the Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Application Process"
    A National Survey, Mississippi, American Bar Association, 2015
  • "Women in Products Liability: Strict Liability and Fraud – the Odd Couple of Products Liability Litigation"
    American Bar Association, 14th Annual Women in Products Liability Regional Workshop, November 15, 2013
  • "Gordon Martin’s Count Them One by One–The Hard-Fought Struggle in Pursuit of Liberty and Justice for All"
    Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 81, 2012

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member, Section of Litigation)
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Charles Clark Chapter of the American Inns of Court (Associate Member, 2013-2015)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association (Member; Secretary, Executive Committee, 2016-present; Co-Chair, Community Service Committee, 2015-2016)
  • The Mississippi Bar (Member, Litigation Section; Member, Young Lawyers Division; Member, Division Chair, Mock Trial Committee)