Andrew "Andy" S. Naylor

Employers seek advice from Andy Naylor when facing challenges related to all types of workplace law, including everything from day-to-day advice and counseling to litigation and trial.  He has broad experience in all judicial forums defending matters such as:

  • Discrimination claims
  • Class action litigation
  • Enforcing non-compete agreements
  • Helping employers ensure compliance with the myriad of workplace laws and regulations. 

A significant portion of Andy’s practice involves FLSA and state wage and hour counseling and litigation, including collective and class actions.  The former head of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group, Andy guides employers through crises with a practical, business-minded approach. Andy is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law Defense and Litigation, and he has been named a Tennessee “Super Lawyer.”


  • Member, Tennessee, Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri, and American Bar Associations
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Member, Wage and Hour Defense Institute
  • Founding Member, Employment Discrimination Defense Institute
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Contributing Editor, The Fair Labor Standards Act, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law
  • Contributing Editor, Wage & Hour Laws, a State-by-State Survey, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law
  • Member, Professional Liability Underwriters Society
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Society for Health Care Human Resources Administration

Prior Affiliations

  • Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Lyle E. Strom, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, 1993-1995


  • J.D., cum laude, Creighton University School of Law, 1993
    • Assistant Editor - Creighton Law Review
  • M.S.J., Northwestern University, 1989
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis, 1987

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Nebraska
  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Circuits

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Andy enjoys long distance running and has completed 9 marathons. If not for the pursuit of law, he would pursue a career as a musician.