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North Carolina


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., with honors, 2003, Order of the Coif; Executive Comments Editor, North Carolina Law Review, 2002-03

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2000


Andy Tarr is co-chair of the firm's Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice. Andy's practice focuses on bankruptcy, creditors' rights and commercial litigation. Clients experiencing the crisis of lawsuits or bankruptcy proceedings rely on Andy's steady counsel. He calls on years of courtroom experience in litigation and bankruptcy to provide creative strategies that produce efficient, effective resolutions.

Andy has extensive experience representing lenders, trade creditors and commercial landlords in all aspects of financial restructuring matters. He represents clients in and out of the courtroom in bankruptcy litigation, commercial real estate and commercial personal property foreclosure proceedings, and financial disputes. Andy also represents clients that acquire assets through bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings. His commercial litigation experience encompasses corporate contracts, fiduciary duties, fraud and unfair trade practices.

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Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Chair, 2020-21; Vice Chair, 2019-20; Council Member, 2009-14; Seminar Committee, Chair, 2014; Seminar Planning Committee, 2011, 2015; Nominating Committee, Chair, 2021-22; Lifetime Achievement Award Committee, 2020-22
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Robinson Bradshaw Opinion Committee, Member
  • Robinson Bradshaw Litigation Advisory Committee, Member
  • Robinson Bradshaw Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee, Chair, 2019-21; Member, 2007-21

Community Affiliations

  • Carmel Baptist Church, Elder Board, 2015-18; Deacon, 2012-14; Chair, Deacon Fellowship, 2013; Vice Moderator, 2011; Chair, Finance Committee, 2010; Chair, Budget Preparation Committee, 2009; Adult Sunday Bible Study, Leader and Teacher, 2008-present
  • Leadership Charlotte, Class 37
  • Carmel Christian School, Carmel Education Foundation, Member, 2020-present
  • Regularly involved in coaching youth sports
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