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Andrew T. Houston


Originally from Abington Township, Pennsylvania, Andy has called Charlotte home since 2006. An experienced bankruptcy attorney and skilled litigator, Andy is described as both diligent and imaginative by peers and clients alike. He represents debtors, trade creditors, bankruptcy trustees, and creditors’ committees in corporate and individual bankruptcy cases, and he also represents receivers and parties in complex business litigation.

Court Admissions

  • All North Carolina state courts
  • All North Carolina federal courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third and Fourth Circuits


  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D.
  • East Carolina University, B.A.

Relevant Services & Experience

  • Represents debtors in all aspects of corporate and individual bankruptcy cases
  • Represents trade creditors in bankruptcy cases to enforce their claims
  • Represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex bankruptcy litigation, including fraudulent transfer, preference and discharge cases
  • Represents borrowers and guarantors in workouts, state court litigation and related foreclosure proceedings
  • Represents creditors’ committees in complex Chapter 11 cases
  • Represents and advises corporate receivers
  • Represents claimants in complex Ponzi scheme cases

Awards, Honors & Publications

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif from the University of Miami School of Law
  • Served as a member of the editorial board of the University of Miami Law Review
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America
  • Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell (highest ethical standards and legal ability)
  • Selected by Chambers & Partners as a ranked lawyer in Bankruptcy
  • Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in 2012-2017
  • Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Super Lawyer in 2019
  • Selected as a member of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite in Bankruptcy

Community Involvement

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Speaker in fields of bankruptcy and debtor-creditor issues