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Andrew P. Atkins

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Linda Hill
Phone: 919.838.2043


Andrew Atkins joined Smith Anderson in 2013 and is a member of the Firm’s Construction and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. Andrew represents owners, contractors and developers in multi-party disputes involving public and private commercial projects. He is also regularly involved in other commercial, contract and business-related disputes. 

Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Andrew served as a Judicial Law Clerk to Justice Mark Martin, Supreme Court of North Carolina. He also practiced at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, United States Department of the Treasury (OCC), where he often worked with national banks on regulatory matters affecting their business operations and pursued enforcement actions on behalf of the OCC. Andrew’s previous experience has prepared him well to interact with government entities, as well as investigate and litigate matters on behalf of clients.

  • Member, North Carolina Rules Review Commission (2017-Present)
  • Reporter, Public Trust and Confidence Committee, North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice (2015-2016)
  • E.A. Morris Fellowship for Emerging Leaders, Class of 2016
  • North Carolina Bar Association      
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Advisors, North Carolina Center for Banking and Finance, 2010-2012
  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church
  • Institute Editor, North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, 2010-2011
  • Recipient, Chancellors’ Scholarship, University of North Carolina School of Law

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • All North Carolina State Courts


University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with high honors, 2011

  • The Order of the Coif
  • Dean’s List

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., Political Science (honors) and Economics, with highest distinction, 2008

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Dean’s List


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