Andy Stancil is a partner in the Litigation Group at Mahaffey Pickens Tucker, LLP and oversees the firm’s Employment Practices Group. He regularly represents clients in complex commercial litigation and in all facets of employment matters. Mr. Stancil’s practice is litigation-centered, but he also uses his extensive legal experience to assist employers in avoiding costly litigation or minimizing risks and exposure when litigation is unavoidable. A substantial portion of Mr. Stancil’s practice involves the preparation and implementation of employment covenants, workplace best practices, and employee handbooks and protocols. Mr. Stancil has successfully defended and resolved numerous Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claims, as well as administrative claims in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
In the other significant portion of his practice, Mr. Stancil has substantial experience representing both lenders and debtors in complex and difficult disputes. Mr. Stancil has procured millions of dollars in judgments on behalf of banks and lending institutions he represents, and he has also successfully guided numerous clients through workouts and resolutions of significant corporate debt. He also possesses significant experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in all types of business and commercial disputes, including contract disputes and business torts.
Mr. Stancil received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2007. He was a pupil of the Lumpkin Inn of Court and served on the Moot Court Board from 2005 to 2007. During his time on the Moot Court Board, he won a national evidence moot court competition and successfully coached two teams to semi-final and quarter-final finishes in the competition.
Mr. Stancil was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Georgia in 2007 and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Superior and State Courts of the various counties in Georgia.
Mr. Stancil is a 2013 graduate of Leadership North Fulton and a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Gwinnett County Bar Association. He and his family reside in Atlanta.
Areas Of Practice
- Employment Disputes and Litigation
- Employee Covenants and Non-Compete Agreements
- Civil Litigation and Commercial Litigation
- Corporate Collections
- Georgia, 2007
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2007
- University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
- J.D. - 2007
- Honors: cum laude
- University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
- B.A. - 2004
- Honors: cum laude
- Major: Political Science
Honors and Awards
- Martindale-Hubbell A/V Preeminent
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of Georgia, 2007 to Present
- Gwinnett Bar Association, 2007 to Present