The key to successful litigation is mastering the facts of a case. The lawyer who quickly understands the industry and the case's specific facts will, more often than not, achieve the best outcome for their client.
Andrew H. Stone joined Jones Waldo in 1990. When he is not biking, skiing, or hiking in Utah’s deserts or mountains, Andy is a litigator, focusing in the areas of antitrust, unfair competition, intellectual property and information technology, and complex commercial disputes. He has represented a wide variety of clients in different industries, from software companies, dot-coms, and high-level research firms to traditional manufacturing, grocery and health care concerns. His clients range in size from closely held start-ups to multinational public companies. He is admitted to practice before the Tenth, Ninth, Fifth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits, as well as the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Born in 1960 in Pennsylvania, Andy graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Utah with a B.S. in biology in 1982. He attended law school at the University of Utah College of Law, graduating in 1986 and being inducted into the Order of the Coif. He then served a one-year clerkship with then Chief Judge Bruce S. Jenkins of the United States District Court for the District of Utah.
Following his clerkship, Andy moved to Washington, D.C. to serve as a trial attorney in the commercial litigation branch for the United States Department of Justice.
Andy sits on Jones Waldo’s Board of Directors and is a member of its Executive Committee. He was listed in the 2007 and 2008 editions of "The Best Lawyers in America" for antitrust law, Utah Business Magazine’s 2008 Legal Elite and "Mountain States Super Lawyers" for business litigation. His office has a view of his favorite mountain biking trail in Salt Lake’s foothills.