B. Scott Andrews

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C.
 | 8201 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1623
Phone: 225-929-7481
Fax: 225-924-4519
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney B. Scott Andrews is a member of the Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C. law firm in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Nationally recognized as one of the leading trial advocates in the country, Mr. Andrews devotes his practice to personal injury law, admiralty and maritime law, insurance law, mass torts and medical malpractice.

Licensed to practice in Louisiana and Texas, Mr. Andrews has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of clients who suffered an injury or lost a loved one as the result of someone else's negligence or through a preventable workplace accident. Having helped recover millions of dollars for those in need as well as providing the personalized attention and support his clients deserve during their difficult times, he has earned a reputation as a lawyer who cares and who will aggressively pursue the most favorable outcomes possible for his clients.

A 1992 honors graduate of Northwestern State University, Mr. Andrews obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996 from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he served with the Louisiana Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. While in law school, he received numerous awards and honors for his exceptional academic achievements, and the school inducted him into the LSU Hall of Fame.

Along with practicing before all state courts throughout Louisiana and Texas, Mr. Andrews is also admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Louisiana as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

A consummate professional, Mr. Andrews is active in many professional legal organizations, and he once served on the board of governors for the Louisiana Association for Justice. He is a long-standing member of the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates, 19th JDC, and he has served as an elected member on a number of the organization's committees.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Andrews has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career. Of note, The Best Lawyers in America© has recognized him as among the Best Personal Injury Plaintiff Attorneys each year since 2016, and The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the country's Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He also holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as top ratings from AVVO and other peer and client review sources.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020

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About Scott Andrews

Admitted: 1996, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.dueguidry.com/b-scott-andrews.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Phi Kappa Phi, 1996
  • The Order of the Coif, 1996
  • Louisiana Law Review, 1996
  • Mayor's Award, City of Natchitoches, 1993
  • LAJ President's Award, 2014-2015
  • Baton Rouge Business Report 2011 Forty Under 40
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2013-2018
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, Personal Injury Plaintiff, 2012-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America© - 2016-2019 - Personal Injury Plaintiff
  • Kappa Alpha Order, Northwestern State University
  • Mayor's Award, City of Natchitoches, Northwestern State University, 1992
  • Outstanding Social Sciences Senior, Northwestern State University, 1992
  • Member, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, Northwestern State University
  • Student Government Association Senator of the Year, Northwestern State University, 1991
  • Student Member-Alumni Association Board of Directors, Northwestern State University, 1991-1992
  • CALI Award-Employment Law, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • Class of 1950 Scholarship, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 1994-1996.
  • LSU Board of Supervisors Scholarship, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 1994-1996
  • Chancellor's List: Fall 1993, Fall 1994, Spring 1995, Fall 1995, and Spring 1996, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • Member, LSU Hall of Fame, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • Top Forty Under 40, Baton Rouge Business Report
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Texas Bar, 2006
  • United States District Courts of Louisiana, Middle, Western & Eastern
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President - Wex Malone American Inn of Court, 2010
  • LSBA Ad Hoc Legislation Advisory Committee, Member
  • Wex Malone American Inn of Court, Executive Committee, 2006-Present
  • Wex Malone American Inn of Court, 2000-2016
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana, 1996
  • AAJ - American Association for Justice
  • BRBA - Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • LAJ - Louisiana Association for Justice
  • LSBA - Legislation Committee
  • LSBA 19th JDC House of Delegates

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Credentials Committee Chairman, Young Democrats of America, 1993-1995
  • Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Group Study Exchange Committee
  • Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Classification, Legal, Admiralty Law, 1998-2003
  • Thomson West Publishing Small Law Firm, Advisory Board, 2006-2007
  • Northwestern State University President's Council, 2003 - Present
  • Northwestern State University Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2003-2006
  • Northwestern State University Foundation, Chairman, Audit Committee, 2009
  • Northwestern State University Foundation, Secretary, 2012 - 2014
  • Northwestern State University Foundation, President-Elect/Vice-President, 2015 - Present
  • Northwestern State University Foundation, Chairman/President, 2017
  • Northwestern State University Foundation, Treasurer, 2009 - 2011
  • Northwestern State University Foundation Board of Directors, 2006 - Present
  • Northwestern State University Foundation Board

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Comment "Premises Liability-The Comparison of Fault Between Negligent and Intentional Actors," 55 La.L.Rev. 1149, 1995
  • Adjunct Professor, Southern University Law Center, Advanced Louisiana Torts, Insurance Law and Products Liability
  • Co-Author, "Commercial Automobile Insurance Coverage: Are you Really Protected?" Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XV, No. 8
  • 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
  • Co-Author, "Remand: The Amount of Controversy Requirement May No Longer be Controversial," Louisiana Advocates, Vol. XV, No. 11
  • 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

Educational Background:

  • Northwestern State University, B.A., Political Science, with Honors, Student Government Association President, 1992
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Office Location for B. Scott Andrews

8201 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1623

Phone: 225-929-7481

Fax: 225-924-4519

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Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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