Andy Baxter



Fairfax, Virginia and Washington, DC
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Andy Baxter has been practicing as a trial attorney in Washington, D.C. and Virginia for 15 years. He is a Trial Attorney specializing in Business Torts, representing medium-sized businesses and government contractors in disputes related to their transactions, ownership, and employment. Andy has successfully litigated derivative suits and “business divorce” cases, often in conjunction with multiple business torts. Additionally, he represents businesses in government contracts, employment discrimination claims, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets, and copyrights. Most recently, Andy has become a leading advocate in the area of defamation law and anti-SLAPP actions.

Andy and his wife are raising four boys in Fairfax, Virginia. They spend every moment they can playing sports, music, tabletop games, and video games together as a family.

Areas of Expertise

Commercial Litigation

Business Torts

Defamation and First Amendment Litigation

Employment Litigation

Business Partnerships

Joint Ventures Organizations, and Dissociations

Merger, Acquisition, and Dissolution

Mediation and Arbitration

State and Federal Courts

Derivative Suits

Civil Fraud and Conspiracy

Government Contracts

Prior Associations

General Counsel, P.C.

I.S. Law Firm, PLLC

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section


Juris Doctor, 2009, Florida Coastal School of Law

J.D. Certificate in International and Comparative Law, 2009, Haifa University College of Law/University of

Baltimore College of Law

Bachelors of Music, Composition and Double Bass Performance, 2004, Valdosta State University

Bar Admission

District of Columbia, Court of Appeals

U.S.D.C. District of Columbia

Virginia, Supreme Court

U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Virginia

U.S.B.C. Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S.D.C. District of Colorado

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