Shari N. D'Andrade
Shari N. D'Andrade is a civil litigator admitted to practice in the U.S. Virgin Islands and New York. She rejoined the firm in 2019 after serving several years as an Assistant Attorney General with the Virgin Islands Department of Justice and General Counsel for the Government of U.S. Virgin Islands, Bureau of Corrections. There, Shari handled a broad range of legal matters, including prison litigation, defamation, class action suits, elections disputes, and Title VII-employment discrimination cases. Shari argues before the local and federal courts of the Virgin Islands, including the Virgin Islands Supreme Court. Her practice areas are commercial and civil litigation, civil rights, employment law, personal injury, and medical malpractice. She also has experience in compliance and regulatory matters and corporate governance. Before practicing law, Shari served as a judicial law clerk for Virgin Islands Superior Court Judge James S. Carroll, III. Shari graduated with honors from the American University Washington College of Law. During her course work, served as a law clerk for the United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Tort Claims Act Section, was a judicial intern for the Honorable Reggie B. Walton, United States District Court Judge for the District of Columbia, and represented clients in the General Practice Clinic. Shari also studied abroad in the People's Republic of China. Shari earned her undergraduate degree with honors from Howard University.