Andrew W. Patterson


Andrew Patterson assists people suffering from mesothelioma and other life-threatening lung diseases caused by asbestos exposure.

Andrew works with clients, claimants and co-counsel to submit bankruptcy trust claims to the numerous trust facilities established for the victims of asbestos-related diseases. 

Prior to joining Motley Rice, Andrew conducted research and drafted reports related to mineral rights in the Fijian Islands and supported other domestic legislative projects for a law firm in Camden, S.C.  

While pursuing his legal studies at Charleston School of Law, Andrew was the recipient of CALI awards for Professional Responsibility and Trial Advocacy, and served as a William Ackerman Summer Fellow and Extern through Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services, completing more than 100 hours of pro bono work. He also assisted with monthly legal information sessions offered to Charleston residents by the Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina, a nonprofit benefitting at-risk low-income families. Andrew gained valuable learning experience through the Judicial Observation and Experience Program, which afforded him the opportunity to work with the Honorable Judy McMahon of Charleston County Family Court in July 2012, and the Honorable Robert S. Armstrong of Beaufort County Family Court in May 2011.


J.D., Charleston School of Law, 2013

B.A. cum laude, Hampden-Sydney College, 2008

Licensed In

  • South Carolina


Charleston County Bar Association