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TX / Dallas

Andrew LeGrand

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP - Dallas
2001 Ross Ave Ste 2100 
Dallas , TX 75201

About

Andrew LeGrand is a litigation partner in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He principally focuses on class actions and other high-stakes disputes, and he has successfully represented corporate clients—both inside and outside of the courtroom—in matters across various disciplines, including litigation involving claims under the consumer-protection, product liability, and antitrust laws.

Mr. LeGrand’s recent accolades include being named a “Lawyer on the Rise” by Texas Lawyer (2017), a member of the “40 Under 40” list (2018) and a “Minority Business Leader” (2020) by the Dallas Business Journal, and one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine (2020).

Mr. LeGrand also proudly maintains an active pro bono docket. He received the firm’s 2016 Frank Wheat Individual Pro Bono Award for his individual pro bono efforts, and he recently detailed his commitment to pro bono during a podcast hosted by the Pro Bono Institute.

Mr. LeGrand earned his law degree from Columbia Law School, where he was an editor of the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar. He was elected by his peers to serve as the graduation speaker for the J.D. Class of 2009. As an undergraduate, Mr. LeGrand obtained dual baccalaureate degrees in English and African American Studies from the University of Oklahoma. He graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and he was awarded the Letzeiser Award, which is given annually to three outstanding graduates. Mr. LeGrand holds a master’s degree and a doctoral degree from Teachers College, Columbia University. He worked in education before beginning his legal career.

From 2010 to 2011, Mr. LeGrand served as a law clerk to the Honorable A. Joe Fish in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. And from 2011 to 2012, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ann Claire Williams in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2011-2012).

Mr. LeGrand is a member of the State Bar of Texas. He is member of the State Bar of Texas’s Pro Bono College and he is a Guardian member of the Texas Access to Justice Commission’s Champion of Justice Society. Mr. LeGrand has consistently been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star (2016–2020) and by the National Black Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40 (2016–2020).


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