Andrew Gerrish Named 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year

Andrew “Andy” S. Gerrish, a principal with the Roanoke law firm of Frith Anderson + Peake has been selected as the 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year by the Roanoke Bar Association. This award recognizes a current member of the Roanoke Bar Association that is an “outstanding young lawyer who has demonstrated dedicated service to our community and the profession.”

Andy was recognized for both his legal work and his community involvement within the Roanoke Valley. He focuses his practice on civil litigation, particularly in the areas of insurance defense; insurance coverage; premises liability; legal malpractice; professional liability; community associations; and architect, engineer, and contractor liability.

He is active with both the local and state bar.  Andy served as the Roanoke Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Chair from 2018-2019.  He currently serves as the Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyers Conference’s Eight District Representative.  He is also a member of the Virginia State Bar’s Lawyer Insurance Committee.  Locally, he volunteers with the Blue Ridge Pro Bono Hotline and he serves on the Board of Directors for Apple Ridge Farm and the Community Youth Program.