Andrew Lawson

Mergers & Acquisitions

Associate

  • 479-695-1888
  • alawson@fridayfirm.com
  • 501-537-2926
  • 3350 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy Suite 301 Rogers, Arkansas 72758

Biography

Andrew Lawson is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. He joined the firm’s Rogers office in 2018 after graduating first in his class from the University of Arkansas School of Law. Drew is currently working on earning his master's degree in Taxation from New York University.

Education

  • New York University, LL.M in Taxation, current student
  • University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2018
  • University of Arkansas, B.A. History and Political Science, 2015

Noteworthy

  • American Law Institute CLE Scholarship and Leadership Award
  • Articles Editor, Arkansas Law Review
  • Craig Sterne Memorial Award – Estate Planning andTaxation
  • Extern, United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Honorable Timothy L. Brooks
  • Joe C. Barrett Commercial Law Award
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, given to first ranked student, U of A School of Law, 2018
  • Publication: Co-Author, When to Praise the Machine: The Promise and Perils of Automated Transactional Drafting, 69 S.C. L. Rev. 597 (2018)
  • Publication: Author, “Body” Building: Expanding Arkansas’ Standard for Holographic Wills, 71 Ark. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2019)
  • The Judge Thomas F. Butt Legal Excellence Award in Legal Writing
  • The Judge Thomas F. Butt Legal Excellence Award in Civil Procedure
  • University of Arkansas Presidential Scholarship

Associations & Memberships

  • Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society
  • Kappa Sigma Fraternity

Admissions

  • Arkansas, 2018