Richard Andrade selected as Top Attorney of the Year in Construction Litigation by IAOTP
February 04, 2021 at 12:39 PM EST
Richard B. Andrade, Esq., Founding Partner of Andrade & Associates, was recently selected as Top Attorney of the Year in Construction Litigation by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)
(PRUnderground) February 4th, 2021
Richard B. Andrade, Esq., Founding Partner of Andrade & Associates, was recently selected as Top Attorney of the Year in Construction Litigation by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the legal industry.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
With over 40 years of professional experience practicing law, Mr. Andrade has certainly proven himself as an accomplished professional and expert attorney. As a dynamic, results-driven leader he has demonstrated success in the Construction industry for over 40 years and he has extensive experience in all aspects of the California Judicial System, the Federal System and the American Arbitration Association.
Andrade & Associates is an Irvine based law firm serving all of Southern California in business and civil litigation, involving dispute resolution, an emphasis on litigation and transactional matters for the construction industry. They have represented project owners, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers. Mr. Andrade specifically focuses on Construction Litigation (both public and private), and Labor Law.
Before embarking on his current professional career path, Mr. Andrade attended San Diego State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Systems Management. In 1977, Mr. Andrade finished his studies at California Western School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate and graduated Cum Laude.
Furthermore, Mr. Andrade holds a California State Contractors license and was actively involved in the construction industry as an owner of a company for over 10 years. With his expertise and guidance, his business constructed over 60 projects and the value exceeded $50 million.
Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Andrade has received many awards, accolades and has been featured in publications for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the legal industry. This year he will be considered for a feature article in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and was chosen as Top Attorney of the Year in Construction Litigation by the International Association of Top Professional (IAOTP). For 2021 he is being considered for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award given by IAOTP. In past years, Mr. Andrade was recognized by many Who’s Who organizations as a Professional of Year in Construction and Labor Law, Top Attorney of the Year and as a Southern California Top Lawyer. Mr. Andrade was voted as a Top-Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation 5 separate years and has been recognized with an AV Preeminent rating for over 40 years and counting.
In addition to his successful career, Mr. Andrade served on the Board of Directors for the Engineering Contractors Association, was a Board Member of the Capo Beach Calvary Church and was the legal advisor to the Board of Directors for Saddleback Valley Christian Schools. He was also counsel to the Engineering Contractors Association,
Moreover, Mr. Andrade is an affiliate member of the Southern California Contractors Association and the Associated General Contractors of California. He maintains memberships with the Associated General Contractors Statewide Legal Advisory Committee for the Construction Industry and the Southern California Constructors Legal Advisory Committee. Mr. Andrade is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association (Construction and Labor Law Section) and the Orange County Bar Association.
The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Mr. Andrade for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. He is insightful, has tremendous foresight and extraordinary knowledge in all aspects of Construction Law. We felt he would make an amazing asset to our organization. We are looking forward to meeting him at the Annual Awards Gala this year.”
Looking back, Mr. Andrade attributes his success to his perseverance, his ability to negotiate and remaining passionate and immersed in his endeavors. When not working he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. For the future, he hopes to continue representing clients to help them achieve the most cost-benefit result possible within the context of the facts, law and good legal representation.
For more information on Mr. Richard Andrade please visit: www.andradelaw.com
The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers, and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.
IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.
For More information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com
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