Andy Cao
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Education

  • University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2001)
  • University of St. Thomas, Houston (B.A., cum laude, 1998)

Admissions

Bar Admissions
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent ® Peer Review Rated Lawyer  
  • Texas Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (Business Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation), 2012–2017  
  • "Top Lawyer," Houstonia, 2013–2015 

Affiliations

Professional

  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section - Council Member (2020-2023), Chair of the Business Litigation Committee (2018–2019), Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee (2015–2016)
  • Leadership Academy Class of 2013, American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Junior Co-Executive Editor
  • TortSource, Associate Editor
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow, 2012

Community

  • Porsche Club of America – High Performance Driving Instructor, Lone Star Region Safety Chair and Instructor Team Lead
  • University of St. Thomas Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors
  • Infernal Bridegroom Productions, Secretary of the Board of Directors, 2006
  • Infernal Bridegroom Productions, Board of Directors, 2004–2006

Outside the Office

In his spare time, Andy teaches high performance driving for the Porsche Club of America.