Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Andrew L. Sharp

Attorney - Walnut Creek


Bar Admissions: California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Practice Groups: Intellectual Property, Personal Injury Defense, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort

Education: University of Colorado School of Law, 2013, JD; Albion College, 2010, BA, Physics and Philosophy

Memberships: California State Bar Association, Defense Research Institute (DRI)


Andrew Sharp is an attorney in Foley & Mansfield’s Walnut Creek office. Andrew practices primarily within the firm’s toxic tort group, where he represents manufacturers, suppliers and distributors in complex toxic tort litigation, with a focus in asbestos defense. Andrew has additional experience in personal injury and intellectual property defense.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrew gained valuable experience interning for U.S. District Court Judge Patrick Duggan and clerking for a respected national defense firm.  While attending law school, he served as associate editor for the University of Colorado Law Review.  He was also selected as a fellow of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, a program through which he taught constitutional law to high school students and coached moot court. 


  • Best Brief, UCLA Cybercrimes Moot Court Competition - 2013
  • Runner up Best Oralist, UCLA Cybercrimes Moot Court Competition - 2013
  • Finalist, Rothgerber Moot Court Competition - 2011


  • Sharp, Taqi-Eddin Awarded a “Non-suit” After Three Weeks of Trial, DRI The Voice, July, 2014.  Read this Publication.
  • Misguided Patent Reform: The Questionable Constitutionality of First-to-File. 84 U. Colo. L. Rev. 1227. Read this Publication.  (also cited in the following Washington Journal of Law, Technology  & Arts article authored by Christopher J. Ferrell.)