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Andrew J. Ruxton

Senior Attorney
fax +1 412.394.2555

Andrew Ruxton represents and advises employers on a variety of employment issues, including employment and non-competition agreements, theft of trade secrets and business information, employee discipline and termination, and compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Working closely with private and public sector employers across a broad assortment of industries that vary in size from national corporations to regional family businesses, Andrew has become a trusted advisor to his clients. His focus on providing practical and workable solutions for clients by taking the time to understand their unique business needs, concerns, and goals makes him invaluable to their daily operations.

Andrew prosecutes and defends unfair competition litigation, including cases alleging violation of the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, misappropriation of trade secrets and business information, breach of non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements, and breach of fiduciary duty. He also has defended employers against claims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, breach of contract, wrongful discharge, and unpaid wages.


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2016
B.A., cum laude, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2013


Named among Pennsylvania Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, 2024


Allegheny County Bar Association

Former Board of Directors, Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., District of New Mexico