Derek Scott Andrews

Derek Scott Andrews

Associate Attorney
Albany, New York

New to the New York Capital Region, Derek has an extensive background in criminal and civil litigation with a focus on the implementation of new techniques and decisions for strong advocacy. He is prepared to answer your questions, put your mind at ease, and develop a unique plan for your case. When not in the courtroom, Derek enjoys running and is preparing for his first marathon.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2018


  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York - 2012
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Western New Mexico U, Silver City, New Mexico
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 2009


  • Client Counseling and Criminal Defense Negotiation, 2016 - Present
  • The Effects of DWI, Manlius Pebble Hill School, 2016 - Present
  • Importance of Pro Bono Work in the Community, 2016 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016 - 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • NYS Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Anelli Xavier, Senior Attorney, 2013 - 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Arbitrator, 2014 - 2017
  • Talk to a Lawyer Program, 2013 - 2017