Andrew Laurila

Trial Attorney

Court Admissions

  • All State Courts of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Practice Areas

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan


University Attended:

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A.

Law School Attended:

  • Western Michigan University Law School, Cooley Law, J.D.


  • U.S. News Ones to Watch-
    • Civil Rights Law
    • Labor and Employment Law – Employee
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars

A trial attorney that represents people seriously injured due to accidents or workplace injustices.

Andrew’s personal history inspires his passion for seeking full justice for his clients that have experienced serious injury. Following law school, he represented insurance companies, insurance policy holders, and companies in personal injury cases. He saw firsthand how insurance companies treat injured people. He turned this unique insight into the motivation and skill to achieve great outcomes for those injured and seeking their rightful benefits from the insurance companies.

Andrew Laurila has been an attorney since 2014 and represents clients that have experienced injury due to car accidents, medical malpractice, civil rights and workplace injustices.

Andrew has extensive legal experience in litigating personal injury cases, Insurance defense and business litigation, drafting and arguing motions, researching and writing for the litigation team, drafting coverage opinions, and preparation of appellate briefs. Prior to joining Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys, Mr. Laurila worked at Rasor Law, Royal Oak, Michigan, handling plaintiff cases in personal injury, civil litigation, and employment issues. He also worked at Secrest Wardle, Troy Michigan where he handed insurance defense and business litigation.

Andrew earned his BA from the University of Michigan and his Juris Doctorate (JD) from Western Michigan School of Law/Cooley Law School. He grew up in Southeastern Michigan and attended University of Detroit Jesuit High School.

Valuing Mom & Dad: Calculating Loss of Parental Nurture in a Wrongful Death Action

University of La Verne Law Review, 35 U. La Verne L. Rev. 39 (December 2013) · Dec 1, 2013
Discussing the history and development of parental nurture damages and arguing for applying a replacement services model for calculating lost parental nurture in a wrongful death action.

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