Andrew Clopton's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, motions practice, and appeals. He has represented clients in diverse matters such as business and toxic torts, contract and employment disputes, and shareholder and derivative litigation. In addition, he has experience with internal investigations.
Before joining Jones Day in 2018, Andrew served as a judicial clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. His clerkship experiences exposed him to a wide variety of civil and criminal matters at the federal appellate and trial levels.
While in law school, Andrew served as a research assistant to the lead counsel on a case before the U.S. Supreme Court as a part of the University of Michigan's Advanced Civil-Criminal Litigation Clinic. He also taught as a graduate student instructor in the Departments of History and Middle East Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
Andrew maintains an active pro bono practice, including through the Firm's veterans initiative, VetLex.
- University of Michigan (J.D. magna cum laude 2015; Order of the Coif; Managing Executive Editor, Award for Exceptional Service, Michigan Journal of Law Reform); University of Northern Iowa (B.A. in Economics, honors with distinction, 2011)
- Michigan, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- Law Clerk to: Judge David W. McKeague, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (2017-2018) and Judge Paul L. Maloney, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan (2015-2017)