Andrew Schulz is the head of the firm’s Austin office and is a Central Texas Trial attorney with twenty years of legal experience representing clients in tort and commercial disputes.  His practice focuses on the evaluation and resolution of matters involving third-party tort claims, construction and coverage disputes, claims handling, UM/UIM matters and other issues of legal interest to insurers conducting business in Texas. In particular, Andrew enjoys being hired “pre suit” to conduct and lead investigations into complex tort cases resulting in serious and often fatal injuries and involving multiple layers of insurance coverage.  Likewise, Andrew has defended clients involved in catastrophic personal injury suits and other personal injury claims involving truck accidents, slip and falls, machine accidents, oil and gas rig accidents, fires and explosions as well as construction defect claims. Over the past several years Andrew’s practice has focused on the evaluation of Stowers claims and their impact on cases and the retention of sophisticated experts to opine on issues relevant to time-limit demands in an effort to resolve cases early and efficiently.

Honors & Awards

Named to the Texas Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, as featured in Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines (2009, 2013 - 2015)

Professional Affiliations


State Bar of Texas

Austin Bar Association

Houston Bar Association

Member of Defense Research Institute

News & Insights

Articles and Presentations:

"Trial Lessons Learned, E-discovery, & Litigation Holds", April 2019 CPCU

“Stowers Doctrine and Soriano”, MDJW Texas Insurance Seminar, November 9, 2012 (San Antonio)

“Texas Liability Insurance Update”, Austin Claims Association Summer Seminar, July 13, 2012

“Guide to Writing Stowers Letters”, South Texas Insurance Seminar, May 11, 2012 (Houston)

“Ethics Jeopardy”, Central Texas Chapter of the CPCU Society, November 16, 2011 (Austin)

“Stowers Demands”, MDJW Texas Insurance Seminar, November 15, 2011 (Dallas)

“Stowers Demands”, Insurance Seminar, November 10, 2011 (Columbus, Ohio)

“Appraisals and Arbitration”, Insurance Seminar, November 10, 2011 (Columbus, Ohio)

“Ethics Jeopardy”, Insurance Seminar, November 9, 2011 (Columbus, Ohio)

“Extracontractual Causes of Action”, June 29, 2010 (San Antonio)

“Bad Faith”, Insurance Seminar, November 23, 2009 (Des Moines, Iowa)

“Primary and Excess Coverage, Covering Key Policy Provisions and Exclusions”, University of Houston Law Foundation Advanced Insurance and Tort Claims, August 2009

“Primary and Excess Coverage”, University of Houston Law Foundation, April 17, 2009

“Ethics Jeopardy”, Central Texas CPCU Society, March 3, 2009

“Documenting Your Good Faith”, Austin Claims Association, September 4, 2008

“Ethics Jeopardy: Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure Reference Guide”, 15th Annual Texas Minority Counsel Program, September 6 –7, 2007



University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2001

University of Texas B.B.A. with Honors, 1998


  • Texas Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas


  • Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P.
  • Preston & Cowan, L.L.P.
  • Briefing Attorney, Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas
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