Andrew P. Slania

Location: Houston, Texas
Phone: 713.554.9085 (Direct)
Fax: 713-571-1148

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Andrew obtained a B.A. in English at Saint Louis University, where he graduated magna cum laude. At Saint Louis University, Andrew was named to the Dean’s List and served as a three year starter at catcher for the Saint Louis University Baseball Team and was highlighted in Conference USA for his outstanding performance.

Andrew received his J.D. from The University of Houston Law Center, where he graduated magna cum laude and served as an editor of The Houston Law Review. On Law Review, Andrew received the award for the Best Law Review Comment About Corporate Law. Andrew practiced at Vinson & Elkins in Houston for nearly three years before joining Doyle Raizner LLP. Andrew was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2006.

Andrew’s trial experience includes serving as first chair of an eight day trial in Harris County District Court related to a pipeline construction dispute, successfully first chairing a trial in U.S. Immigration Court in securing political asylum for his Columbian client who fought against recruitment of child soldiers by paramilitary organization, participating in a Jones Act trial leading to highly favorable verdict for the client, and trying over a dozen cases to verdict as Prosecutor for the City of Houston in 2007 and 2008.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Bad Faith Cases
  • Maritime Personal Injury Disputes
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2006
  • Arizona, 2012


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) – 2006
    • Honors: Award for Best Law Review Comment About Corporate Law
    • Honors: LEX Award, Criminal Law (highest individual grade in class)
    • Law Review: Houston Law Review, Editor
  • Saint Louis University
    • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) – 2003
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Catcher, Saint Louis University Baseball Team
    • Honors: Conference USA for Outstanding Performance
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • “Proportionate Responsibility/Responsible Third Party” (Co-Author with Knox Nunnally), State Bar of Texas, Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2007
  • “Contractual Risk Shifting in Offshore Energy Operations”, Tulane University School of Law, Admiralty Institute, Summer, March, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Stars, a Thomson Reuters business, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Harris County District Court, Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • Vinson & Elkins


Houston Main Office

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  • 2402 Dunlavy St.
    Houston Texas
  • E-Mail Our Firm
    Phone: (713) 571-1146
    Fax: 713.571.1148

Phoenix Office

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  • 2929 E. Camelback Road, Suite 126
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
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    Phone: (480) 447-2494
    Fax: 480.685.5005

Galveston Office

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  • 1894 Trube Estate Building
    2415 Market Street
    Galveston TX 77550
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    Phone: (409) 740-6600
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