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Andrew L. Kerr

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Andrew Kerr prosecutes and defends lawsuits involving a wide variety of claims for clients in the energy, oil and gas, and banking industries.

He has an active trial practice and has prosecuted and defended numerous lawsuits in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts in more than 40 years of practice. He handles a wide range of cases, including disputes involving banking, oil and gas operations, agreements and leases, surface and subsurface damages and environmental contamination, real property, eminent domain, contracts, partnership and corporate issues, accounting malpractice, franchise and distributor relationships, will contests, breach of fiduciary duty, antitrust violations and construction.

Andy also handles appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Texas Supreme Court, and many of the Texas courts of appeals. His appellate work includes subject areas such as banking, oil and gas, ERISA, tortious interference with contract, insurance, bankruptcy, premises liability, administrative agency jurisdiction, suretyship, construction, consumer protection, eminent domain, and many other types of disputes, both commercial and tort.


J.D., University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1974
B.B.A., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 1971


Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Appellate Practice (2006-2024), Commercial Litigation (2006-2024); Litigation-Banking and Finance (2011-2024); Litigation-Bankruptcy (2011-2024); Litigation-Real Estate (2011-2024), Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2011-2024) by Best Lawyers

Named San Antonio, Texas’ 2024 Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers

Named among Best Lawyers in America – San Antonio, Texas’ Appellate Practice “Lawyer of the Year” (2020)

Named by Best Lawyers 2018 as San Antonio’s Litigation Real Estate Lawyer of the Year (2018)

Named by Best Lawyers 2017 as San Antonio’s Litigation Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year (2017, 2020)

Recipient of the Lee Cusenbary Ethical Life Award from The Association of Corporate Counsel (2016)

Named among the Best Lawyers in Appellate Law by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2005-2015, 2017)

Named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2009-2011; 2013-2015, 2017-2018)

Named to Who’s Who in Energy by the San Antonio Business Journal (2014)

Named Outstanding Lawyer by the San Antonio Business Journal (2013)

Recipient of the Texas Legal Awards Lifetime Achievement Award by the Texas Lawyer (2022)


Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, Former Church Attorney

Alamo Heights Little League, Former Member, Board of Directors

Northeast Educational Foundation, Former Member and Chair, Board of Directors

American Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

Texas Association of Defense Counsel, PAC Trustee, Former Director and Administrative Vice-President

Texas Access to Justice Foundation, Former Director

Texas Access to Justice Commission, Former Commissioner

Texas Association of Bank Counsel, Past President

Texas Bar Foundation, Trustee, Sustaining Life Fellow, Former Chair of the Fellows

San Antonio Bar Foundation, Life Fellow, Past Chair, Board of Trustees

San Antonio Bar Association, Past President

State Bar of Texas, Pattern Jury Charge Committee on Oil and Gas Law, Board Advisor (2015-2016)

State Bar of Texas, Minimum Continuing Legal Education Committee, Member and Vice-Chair (1999-2006)

State Bar of Texas, Pattern Jury Charge Committee on Business, Consumer and Employment Law, Member (1994-2000)

State Bar of Texas, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Member (2016-2022)

State Bar of Texas, Director (2013-2016)

State Bar of Texas Litigation Council (2019-present)

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. Tax Court