Andy joined the Charleston office of Goodman McGuffey LLP in 2015. He has practiced exclusively in workers' compensation defense for more than fifteen years. Mr. Smith has been a member of the South Carolina Defense Bar since 1999. He is also a longtime member of the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Education Association and a current member of the Charleston County Bar Association.
Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Law, class of '99. His achievements at the University of Kentucky include: graduating in the top (20%) twenty percent of his class, while ranked as one of the top (50) fifty law schools in the nation by US News & World Report; being presented with the CALI award in Intellectual Property 1998; and the Best Appellant Brief in 1996. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science at Eastern Kentucky University in 1996, with a minor in English, graduating with a 3.97 GPA. For his academic accomplishments, Mr. Smith was awarded the highest academic distinction of Summa Cum Laude. Also, while attending EKU, he received the O.V.C. award 1991-1995 (awarded to the male athlete with the highest GPA in O.V.C. Conference), the AAA award 1991-1995 (awarded to the male athlete with the highest GPA at E.K.U.), and made the President's list (1991-1995) and Dean's list (1991-1995).
He enjoys spending time with his daughter, and enjoys tennis, fly-fishing, running, and golf.