Andrew Ellison was born and raised in Ojai, California. He attended Villanova Preparatory High School, then received an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University. Andrew went to law school at Arizona State University.

Andrew focuses his practice on wage-and-hour claims, such as those for unpaid overtime and minimum wage. He has represented many resident apartment managers in claims against their landlords/employers for unpaid minimum wage and rent credit violations, about which he has become an expert in his field. Andrew represents his client in court, before the Labor Commissioner, and at arbitrations and mediations. Andrew also tackles personal injury claims. Andrew litigates cases throughout California.

Before becoming a lawyer, Andrew worked in the entertainment industry. He has producer credits for various documentaries made for HBO, including one short documentary that won an Oscar. It is no surprise that Andrew is interested in the intersection between employment law and entertainment law.

Andrew is a member of the Ventura County Bar Association and sits on the board of the Barristers of the Ventura County Bar Association.

Andrew enjoys playing tennis, riding long distances on his bicycle, and spending time with his family.

Admissions

  • California
  • Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California