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Honorable Andrew L. Brasher

Ext. 3745
Deena Harris

Judge Andrew L. Brasher is a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama. He was nominated by President Donald J. Trump and joined the Court in 2019.

Before being appointed to the bench, Judge Brasher served as the Solicitor General of the State of Alabama.  In this capacity, he argued in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Alabama Supreme Court, tried cases in Federal and State courts, and won several “Best Brief Awards” from the National Association of Attorneys General. Before joining the Alabama Attorney General’s Office, Judge Brasher was in private practice, specializing in complex civil litigation and white-collar criminal defense.

Judge Brasher earned his B.A., with honors and summa cum laude, from Samford University and his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Law Review and winner of the Victor Brudney Prize.  Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Brasher served as a law clerk to The Honorable Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.


Samford University, B.A., 2002
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2006


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