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Attorney Andrew S. Brendle
Andrew S. Brendle is a founding partner at Soni Brendle, PLLC. who focuses on business litigation and divorce litigation. Andrew has litigated various business disputes including breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices, fraud, and restrictive covenants. Andrew has an extensive background in family law litigation involving alimony, child custody, child support, equitable distribution, domestic violence, modification of court orders and breach of separation agreement.
Andrew belongs to the 26th Judicial District Bar, the Mecklenburg County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in all Superior and District Courts in North Carolina and the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. In addition to regularly appearing in District Court and Superior Court, Andrew has represented clients before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Business Court. Andrew travels across North Carolina to represent clients in need.
Andrew received his undergraduate degree from Hampden-Sydney College, where he graduated with Honors in Political Science, and obtained his law degree from Campbell University School of Law. He also studied English history while abroad at the University of Oxford, England. His passion for history and political science not only led him to the practice of law, but also resulted in his induction into two national academic honor societies: Pi Sigma Alpha and Phi Alpha Theta.
Appellate and Notable Case Results
- Jason Kyle v. Helmi L. Felfel and Laura C. Felfel, No. COA16-1318, Plaintiff sued to enforce a $200,000.00 promissory note. The promissory note was unenforceable for lack of consideration. You may read the full opinion here:
- Horne Heating & Air Conditioning Co. v. Horne, Mecklenburg County 16-CVS-21608 (North Carolina Business Court). Successfully defended complex business litigation matter in which the Defendants faced claims of breach of contract, breach of tortious interference with contractual relations, civil conspiracy, unjust enrichment, conversion, and breach of fiduciary duties with respect to the beneficiary designation of a $500,000.00 life insurance policy.
- Smith v. Smith, No. COA15-185, case of first impression for North Carolina courts. The North Carolina Court of Appeals addressed a parent's obligation to pay for private school tuition for minor children when the parents' combined incomes exceeded the $300,000.00 North Carolina Child Support Guideline threshold. You may read the full opinion here:
- Gillespie v. Majestic Transport, Inc., Cabarrus County Superior Court 16-CVS-324 (North Carolina Business Court). Successfully defended complex business litigation matter in which the Defendants faced claims of breach of partnership agreement, breach of fiduciary duty, constructive fraud, civil conspiracy, fraud, conversion, and punitive damages with respect to motor carrier partnership dispute.
- Smith v. Smith, No. COA 15-331, enforcement of child support pending appeal of the underlying child support order. You may read the full opinion here: