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    Successful  attorney and consultant with proven track record in creating solutions  to accomplish objectives, resolve disputes, and preserve relationships. Creates  client satisfaction by identifying and resolving issues through early  awareness, prompt acknowledgment, and timely action. 


    Juris Doctorate, Washington University in St. Louis

    M.B.A., WashingtonUniversity in St. Louis

    B.S. Industrial Engineering, KansasStateUniversity

    Professional Licenses: Attorney in the States of Connecticut, Arizona and Texas; Engineer in the State of Missouri.

    December 2001

    December 2000 

    May 1989


    The Law Office of Andrew Briggs

    Katy, TX, 

    March 2004-current


    Attorney & Litigation Consultant

    ·Worked with general and outside counsel to defend client against over 38 claims/lawsuits filed by contractors.

    ·Assisted general and outside counsel in developing and responding to pre-trial discovery requests and taking depositions.

    ·Successfully negotiated and drafted numerous settlement agreements.

    ·Represented both homeowners and contractors regarding complaints before the Registrar of Contractors.

    ·Advised  client on starting internet-based freight matching service, including  strategy, business formation, intellectual property, consultant  agreements and vendor agreements.

    ·Represented client in successful recovery of money lost in telemarketing fraud.


    Noble Construction Equipment, Inc. Lubbock, TX

    March 2002-February 2004


    Acquisition and Leadership Team

    ·Worked on the Acquisition and Leadership teams to facilitate purchase, transition, and sale of distressed businesses.

    ·Acquired new product lines through successful analysis, due diligence, and negotiation. 

    ·Drafted acquisition, non-compete, lease, confidentiality and independent contractor agreements.


    Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

    St. Louis, MO

    May 1989-August 1999


    Design Team Leader, Site Manager, Project Engineer

    · Led cross-functional teams to scope, design, appropriate, construct and start-up capital investment projects.

    · Negotiated contract disputes with contractors and assisted outside counsel with litigation defense.

    · Created scopes of work, bid packages, schedules, estimates, budgets, and progress reports. 

    · Led  consultants in developing feasibility studies required by Chinese  government for obtaining their approval of expansion project.