Andrew C. Stevens

Associate

Direct: 404.873.8734
Fax: 404.873.8735
Atlanta
171 17th Street, NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363

Biography

Drew is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups and focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation involving intellectual property, real property, and health care.

As a part of his intellectual property practice, Drew has extensive experience prosecuting and defending claims of trademark infringement and unfair competition. Drew has also represented clients in copyright ownership disputes, patent inventorship disputes, and in connection with allegations of counterfeiting and trade secret misappropriation. Drew also regularly counsels clients on intellectual property matters, including trademark counseling and brand management.

In his real estate litigation practice, Drew frequently represents owners of real estate in construction litigation, including in arbitration. Drew is a member of the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law, where he serves on the litigation and owners committees. Drew also often represents owners of real estate in disputes involving commercial leases, easements, and contracts for the purchase and sale of real estate.

In his healthcare practice, Drew counsels and represents hospitals and health systems on compliance and in litigation under Federal civil rights laws, including Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Drew also has experience representing health systems in civil rights investigations brought by the Department of Justice and the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Health and Human Services.

Experience

  • Represented one of the largest health systems in the Southeast in an investigation by the Department of Justice into an allegation of discrimination against a patient with mobility disabilities.

  • Assisted in the defense of multi-million dollar international patent inventorship dispute related to the use of ultrasonic drying technology in the paper manufacturing industry.

  • Assisted in obtaining summary judgment against $24 million RICO and trademark counterfeiting claims brought by a Fortune 50 airline company.

Credentials

  • Emory University School of Law, Juris Doctor,
    with High Honors
    • Order of the Coif
  • Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts - Sociology,
    cum laude
  • State of Georgia 2014
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 2019
  • Georgia Court of Appeals 2015
  • Supreme Court of Georgia 2015
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 2015
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia 2015

Recognition

  • “Ones to Watch,” Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation), 2021-2022
  • Robert W. Woodruff Scholar in Law, 2011-2014
  • Articles Editor, Emory Law Journal: “Outstanding Articles Editor” for 2014
  • ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law, 2014
  • Dean’s Awards in Regulation of Health Care Providers, Constitutional Law, Property, Legislation and Regulation
  • 1st Place, First Annual Moot Court Competition in Law and Religion at Touro Law School, 2014
  • Top 10%: Emory Law Spring 2012 Oral Arguments
  • John S. Belew Award for Outstanding Male in Community Service, Baylor University, 2010
  • Charles M. and Jean Furr Tolbert Endowed Scholar in Sociology, Baylor University, 2010

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