Andrew Verriere is a Senior Associate. His practice focuses on trust and estate litigation, conservatorship litigation, financial elder abuse, and related civil litigation. Mr. Verriere has significant experience in all stages of litigation, including representing clients at mediation, hearings, trial, and appeals. Mr. Verriere also serves as a court-appointed discovery referee in cases with significant or complex discovery disputes.
Mr. Verriere spent four years at large law firms litigating complex business disputes, as well as trust and estate disputes. He previously worked as an extern to Judge Richard Clifton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Verriere served as an editor of the Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine, and he published articles on topics related to estates and trusts, financial elder abuse, and discovery dispute resolution. Mr. Verriere has presented on topics related to estate and trust litigation, financial elder abuse, and conservatorships to professional organizations, including the Robert G. McGrath American Inn of Court.
Mr. Verriere was named a Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star each year from 2014 through 2017. Mr. Verriere received the award for Innovation in Collaboration in 2016 from the Financial Times for his work on a trial team that obtained a $3 billion jury verdict for their client. He also received the Wiley W. Manuel Award from the State Bar of California, and he serves as court-appointed counsel for conservatees in Contra Costa County. Mr. Verriere also volunteers as a Planning Commissioner for the Town of Danville, where lives with his wife and two sons.
Mr. Verriere is a 2006 graduate of UC San Diego and a 2009 graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall).