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Andrew del Junco

Associate

Houston
Direct: (713) 225-2344
Fax: (713) 225-2340
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Drew del Junco is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Houston office. His practice focuses on high-stakes commercial litigation matters, including healthcare litigation, contract disputes, trade secrets and non-competes, business torts, and antitrust issues.

Mr. del Junco graduated first in his class at South Texas College of Law Houston. While in law school, he served as Editor in Chief of the South Texas Law Review and was responsible for the entire operation of the 60-member organization. Additionally, his Case Note, “It’s None of Your (Primary) Business: Determining When an Internet Speaker is a Member of the ‘Electronic Media’ Under Section 51.014(a)(6),” was published by the South Texas Law Review and won the Randy Sorrels Award for Best Litigation Article.

Mr. del Junco also successfully participated in the renowned Advocacy Program at South Texas College of Law Houston, earning top ten speaker awards in mock and moot court competitions. As a member of the Varsity Moot Court Team, Drew was a semifinalist in a nationwide moot court competition and won a best brief award.

Furthermore, Mr. del Junco was inducted into the Order of the Lytae and was a member of the Dean’s Honor List every semester of law school. He also received numerous Cali awards for the highest grade in the class, including legal research and writing, professional responsibility, evidence, Texas pretrial procedure, Texas trial and appellate procedure, constitutional law, property law, and corporations.

While in law school, Mr. del Junco interned for Judge Gregg Costa of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas/U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Justice Harvey Brown of the First Court of Appeals of Texas, and Chief Bankruptcy Judge Jeff Bohm of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. del Junco worked as a policy analyst and community outreach specialist in the Executive Office of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, of Washington, D.C., and as a campaign coordinator for Mayor Fenty’s Reelection Campaign.

Drew del Junco is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Houston office. His practice focuses on high-stakes commercial litigation matters, including healthcare litigation, contract disputes, trade secrets and non-competes, business torts, and antitrust issues.

Mr. del Junco graduated first in his class at South Texas College of Law Houston. While in law school, he served as Editor in Chief of the South Texas Law Review and was responsible for the entire operation of the 60-member organization. Additionally, his Case Note, “It’s None of Your (Primary) Business: Determining When an Internet Speaker is a Member of the ‘Electronic Media’ Under Section 51.014(a)(6),” was published by the South Texas Law Review and won the Randy Sorrels Award for Best Litigation Article.

Mr. del Junco also successfully participated in the renowned Advocacy Program at South Texas College of Law Houston, earning top ten speaker awards in mock and moot court competitions. As a member of the Varsity Moot Court Team, Drew was a semifinalist in a nationwide moot court competition and won a best brief award.

Furthermore, Mr. del Junco was inducted into the Order of the Lytae and was a member of the Dean’s Honor List every semester of law school. He also received numerous Cali awards for the highest grade in the class, including legal research and writing, professional responsibility, evidence, Texas pretrial procedure, Texas trial and appellate procedure, constitutional law, property law, and corporations.

While in law school, Mr. del Junco interned for Judge Gregg Costa of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas/U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Justice Harvey Brown of the First Court of Appeals of Texas, and Chief Bankruptcy Judge Jeff Bohm of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. del Junco worked as a policy analyst and community outreach specialist in the Executive Office of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, of Washington, D.C., and as a campaign coordinator for Mayor Fenty’s Reelection Campaign.

Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, summa cum laude (2015)
    Valedictorian
    Editor in Chief, South Texas Law Review
    Order of the Lytae
  • B.M., Oberlin College (2008)

Admissions

  • Texas

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • South Texas Law Review Advisory Council
  • South Texas College of Law Houston Young Alumni Council

Representative Engagements

  • Obtained complete dismissal of all claims on behalf of physicians, physician group, and free standing emergency room facility.
  • Obtained temporary restraining order, temporary injunction, and permanent injunction on behalf of health care staffing agency against former employee for violating noncompete, confidentiality, trade secret, and non-solicitation agreements.
  • Successfully assisted hospital system in obtaining dismissal of business tort claims involving peer review and credentialing.
  • Assisted in representing medical device companies in business litigation resulting in dismissal of all claims.
  • Successfully prosecuted breach of contract lawsuit on behalf of physician group leading to favorable settlement agreement.
  • Advised and represented Employee Welfare Benefit Plans in ERISA claims brought for insurance payment and breach of fiduciary duties, bringing matter to successful settlement.
  • Represented health care staffing agency in business tort and contract dispute with former employee.
  • Assisted in defending medical device companies in civil litigation involving Stark, Anti-kickback, and False Claims Act statutes.
  • Represented physicians association in prosecuting lawsuit involving business torts and breach of contract.
  • Assisting in defending hospital system in two-week jury trial involving claims for defamation and tortious interference with contract.
  • Represented member of healthcare industry in dispute involving noncompete agreement and trade secrets.
  • Drafted noncompete, confidentiality, and non-solicitation agreements for health care clients.

Presentations

  • Keynote Speaker, “Health Care Litigation Update,” The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Office of Legal Affairs (September 19, 2017)
  • Co-Presenter, “Ethics @ Work,” CLE for in-house counsel, Houston, Texas (February 2017)
  • Co-Presenter, “Ethics @ Work,” Seyfarth CLE, Houston, TX (December 2016)
  • Speaker, “Health Care Law Update,” Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Medical Staff Conference (November 12, 2016)

Publications