Andrea H. McNeely

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Tacoma, WA

Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
 | 1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: 253-620-6486
Fax: 253-620-6565
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Andrea is a trial lawyer with an emphasis in business and employment litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants. She has successfully represented clients litigating shareholder, non-competition, and employment discrimination disputes, and obtained pre-trial injunctions.  She has achieved jury verdicts enforcing her clients’ contract rights, represented clients in trust and estates disputes, and obtained protection for vulnerable adults.  She also regularly represents clients in the areas of regulatory monitoring and advocacy, including extensive work in alcohol regulation and policy, and with Washington's Liquor and Cannabis Board. 

    Andrea joined GTH in 2005 after graduating from Seattle University School of Law, magna cum laude. Before becoming a lawyer, she taught English in local public schools for over ten years.  

    Andrea spends her free time trying to keep up with her husband and kids, skiing, backpacking, adventure-seeking and raising a small flock of urban chickens.  Andrea currently serves as a Trustee for the Federal Bar Association in the Western District, is a member of Washington Women Lawyers, serves on the Pierce County Bar Association Editorial Board and Judicial Qualifications Committee. 

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Business Litigation
    • 50%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015

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    About Andrea McNeely

    Admitted: 2005, Washington

    Professional Webpage:


    • Selected for the 2018 Washington Super Lawyer list

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Co-Editor, Pierce County Bar News
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
    • American Bar Association
    • Pierce County Volunteer Legal Services, Board Member (former)
    • Trustee, Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Washington
    • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
    • Member, Robert J. Bryan Chapter XXV Inn of Court (2005 - 2014)
    • Board Member, Campaign for Equal Justice
    • Washington State Bar Association
    • Washington Women Lawyers, Pierce County Chapter, Chapter Representative to State Board (2007)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Directors for Shared Housing Services of Tacoma (former)
    • Emergency Food Network volunteer
    • Pierce County Sexual Assault Center (former)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • English Teacher, Federal Way Public Schools, 1989-2003


    • Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Maleng, 522 F.3rd 874 (9th Cir. 2008)

    Educational Background:

    • University of Washington, B.A., English, 1987

    Industry Groups

    • Consumer Protection
    • Contract Litigation
    • Employment Discrimination
    • Non-Compete Agreements
    • Trade Secrets
    • Trust & Estates Disputes
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    Office Location for Andrea H. McNeely

    1201 Pacific Avenue
    Suite 2100
    Tacoma, WA 98402

    Phone: 253-620-6486

    Fax: 253-620-6565

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    Last Updated: 2/8/2021

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