SMD Partner Jeff Andrews Named to 2014 Texas Rising Stars List by Thompson Reuters

HOUSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The intellectual property boutique firm Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC ( is proud to announce that partner Jeff Andrews has been selected to the Texas Rising Stars listing of the state's top up-and-coming attorneys for a second consecutive year. The "Texas Rising Stars" listing is a publication of Thompson Reuters.

Mr. Andrews was recognized in the annual listing for his work in intellectual property litigation. He received his J.D. from the University of Houston in 2005; he also holds a Ph.D. from Duke, a master's from Yale, and undergraduate degrees from the University of Rochester. Mr. Andrews represents clients in litigation and dispute resolution as well as IP counseling in a variety of industries and technologies, ranging from oil and gas exploration and production to power electronics to industrial processes.

"We are very proud that Jeff has been selected as a Texas Rising Star," said name partner Mike Sutton. "This recognition is indicative of the high caliber of our attorneys and the high standard of representation our firm provides to clients."

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