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For over 40 years, Bill Andrews, a leading construction attorney in Houston, has practiced construction law , focusing on construction-related claims, lawsuits, mediations and arbitrations . He has represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers and engineering firms on a wide variety of construction-related projects.

His experience in claims, trials, arbitrations and mediations includes projects such as highways and bridges, public works projects, commercial and retail construction, industrial and warehouse facilities, hospitals and health care facilities, power plants (including simple cycle and cogeneration plants), pipelines, petrochemical plants, refineries, chemical plants, gas processing plants, cryogenic plants, schools, multi-family housing and environmental remediation projects. He has represented several EPC firms in disputes and claims involving large plants. He also has significant experience representing owners, contractors and engineering firms in claims and disputes involving upstream, midstream and downstream facilities.

Bill has tried to verdict and arbitrated to award more than 75 construction cases. Since 1988, he has been a member of the American Arbitration Association’s National Panel of Construction Arbitrators and has served as a construction mediator since 1998. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Large Complex Construction Case Panel of Arbitrators and was recently approved by the AAA’s National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee as a member of its Construction Arbitration Master Panel.

Bill consistently receives a top ranking among construction lawyers in Texas by the prestigious legal directory, Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Contact & Links
  • 1885 Saint James Place, Suite 1500
    Houston, TX 77056
  • English
  • The University of Texas, B.A., graduated 1974
  • University of Houston, J.D., graduated 1978
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1979
  • American Arbitration Association - Arbitrator
  • American Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • American College of Construction Lawyers - Fellow
  • Texas Bar Foundation - Fellow
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Construction
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Construction Law, Houston (2024)
  • Construction Law, Houston (2019)
  • Litigation - Construction, Houston (2012)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Arbitration
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction
Special Focus:
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Cogeneration
  • Construction Disputes
  • Contractors
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Mediation


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