Andrea H. McNeely, Partner
  • Andrea is a trial attorney with extensive experience in business and employment litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. She has successfully represented clients litigating complex commercial disputes, shareholder, non-competition, and employment discrimination cases in both state and federal courts.  Andrea has obtained pre-trial injunctions in several cases where immediate relief was critical to her clients.  She has achieved jury verdicts enforcing her clients’ contract rights. She also regularly represents clients in the areas of regulatory monitoring and advocacy, including extensive work in alcohol regulation and policy, agency law and education law.

    Andrea joined GTH in 2005 after graduating from Seattle University School of Law, magna cum laude. Before becoming a lawyer, she taught English in local public schools for over ten years.  

    Andrea currently serves as a Trustee for the Federal Bar Association in the Western District, is a member of Washington Women Lawyers, serves on the Pierce County Bar Association Editorial Board and sits on the Judicial Qualifications Committee. She is an avid skier and hiker, and when she is representing her clients she enjoys outdoor adventures with friends and family. 

  • Education

    • J.D., Seattle University School of Law, 2004
    • magna cum laude
    • Washington State Teaching Credential, Central Washington University, 1988
    • B.A., English, University of Washington, 1987

    Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

    • Washington State Courts
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
    • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

    Professional & Bar Association Memberships

    • Washington State Bar Association

    • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association

    • American Bar Association

    • Washington Women Lawyers, Pierce County Chapter

      • Chapter Representative to State Board (2007)
    • Federal Bar Association, Western District of Washington

    Professional History

    • Joined firm (2005)
    • Extern to the Honorable Ronald B. Leighton, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington (2004)
    • Judicial Intern in the Pierce County Superior Court (2002)
    • English Teacher, Federal Way Public Schools (1989-2003)

    Honors & Awards

    • Washington Super Lawyers: 2017-2018
    • Washington Rising Star: 2013-2015
  • Representative Matters

    • Lead counsel, successfully litigating multiple shareholder disputes. 

    • Lead counsel, achieving successful result in multiple contract disputes. 

    • Lead counsel, achieving successful results representing educational employees in employment disputes. 

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Tacoma, WA 98402

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Fax: 253.620.6565

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Tacoma

1201 Pacific Ave, #2100, Tacoma, WA 98402
Telephone: 253.620.6500  Fax: 253.620.6565

Seattle

One Union Square, 600 University St, #2100, Seattle, WA 98101
Telephone: 206.676.7500  Fax: 206.676.7575