Andy Verriere's practice focuses on probate and civil litigation, particularly cases involving will and trust contests, financial elder abuse, fraud, deceit, and other related claims. Andy participated in, and led, numerous bench trials in the past few years in both State and federal court, and routinely appears for hearings and motions. Andy is well versed in all aspects of discovery, motion practice, and settlement negotiations.
Additionally, Andy's practice includes a number of appellate cases in State and federal appellate court on a range of subjects from will and trust contests, financial elder abuse, breach of contract, federal constitutional arguments, and immigration. Andy's most recent appellate case, Caldera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Regents of the University of California, resulted in a reversal in favor of Andy's client, and was published at 205 Cal. App. 4th 338 (2012).
Andy received his undergraduate degree in history with high honors from the University of California, San Diego, and his J.D. from University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law. During law school, Andy externed for the Honorable Richard Clifton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Honolulu, Hawaii. Following law school, Andy was an associate at the San Francisco office of Jones Day. Andy's past experience includes defending against allegations under the False Claims Act, as well as numerous cases alleging strict product liability in both State and federal courts.