Andrew Carter, a native of Greensboro, N.C. is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group and focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and tort matters. Prior to joining Ellis & Winters in 2022, he worked as a summer associate in the firm’s Greensboro office for two consecutive years.
Andrew is a graduate of Elon University School of Law where he served as a Leadership Fellow and Staff Editor on the Elon Law Review. He has completed internships with the Forsyth County Public Defender’s office, and the NAACP. Andrew obtained a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Louisville, where he was a member of the National Political Honor Society.
A standout on Louisville’s Division 1 tennis team, Andrew travelled to fifteen countries during his professional tennis career. He notes that the sunsets in Costa Rica are breathtaking, and the food in Israel stands up to any fine cuisine. In addition to his legal career, Andrew also operates his own business, “On the Rise,” through which he coaches and mentors aspiring elite athletes nationwide. He has coached five of his students through to the University level.
Andrew is a focused and level-headed advocate for his clients. He thoroughly enjoys the research process and likes to meet his clients where they are during all phases of representation. He feels that by thoroughly understanding someone’s story and situation, he can work with them to solve any issue or problem.
From tennis player to litigator, Andrew really has moved from “court to court.”
- Elon University School of Law
- Honors: Leadership Fellow
- Staff Editor, Elon Law Review
- University of Louisville, B.A., Political Science
- Honors: National Political Honor Society, ITA Academic All-American, Tennis Hall of Fame
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- Eastern District of North Carolina
- Middle District of North Carolina
- Western District of North Carolina
Memberships and Associations
- North Carolina Bar Association
- Greensboro Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Co-author, Recent Fourth Circuit Class-Certification Decisions Shed Light on Mootness, Standing, and Evidentiary Burden at Class Certification, first published with the American Bar Association, May 2023
- Co-author, A Review of Fourth Circuit Class-Action Opinions of the Past Year, Best in Class blog