Andrew Skinner grew up in Charles Town, West Virginia. He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1988 and then attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, from which he received a bachelors degree in Economics in 1992. Andrew participated in the ROTC program at William and Mary and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army. Andrew served on active duty in the Army for four years, serving as a tanker and then a logistician in the 4th Infantry Division.
After coming off of active duty, Andrew started law school at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas. Andrew graduated with honors from the University of Texas and moved to Chicago, where he took up practice with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. His primary practice involved product liability lawsuits. Andrew has continued his military career by serving both in the National Guard and the Reserves, including two more years on active duty.
Andrew returned to Charles Town, WV, in September 2003 when he joined his father’s practice at Nichols & Skinner, which has since been renamed Skinner Law Firm. Andrew is admitted to practice law in West Virginia and Illinois and is a member of the American Association of Justice and the West Virginia Association of Justice. He is current President of the Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. He is also the founder of Leadership Jefferson, a community leadership training organization. He currently serves on the Board of the Jefferson County Development Authority.
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|WV||Authorized to practice law||2003||08/02/2013|
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2000||10/20/2013|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Allen R. Marshall Outstanding Service Award||Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce||2007|
|Partner||Skinner Law Firm||2007 - Present|
|Attorney||Skinner Law Firm||2003 - Present|
|Attorney||Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom||2000 - 2003|
|Officer||U. S. Army Reserves||1996 - Present|
|Officer||U.S. Army||1992 - 1996|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce||President||2014 - 2015|
|West Virginia Association for Justice||Board of Governors||2011 - Present|
|Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce||Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|Leadership Jefferson||Program Host||2006 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2003 - Present|
|University of Texas School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|William and Mary||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|