Attorneys

 Andrea Villarreal

Andrea Villarreal
Associate

Phone: 512-469-9800

Legal Experience Ms. Villarreal’s areas of practice include:

  • Entertainment Law
  • Estate Planning / Probate
  • Litigation
  • Corporate

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2010
  • Technical Editor, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights
  • The University of North Texas, B.A. in Broadcast News, minors in Medical Anthropology and Social Sciences, 2002 – 2006 (cum laude)

Professional Licenses and Court Admissions

  • Attorney at Law, Texas Bar 2011
  • US District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2012

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • The Recording Academy (GRAMMY Awards) Texas Chapter, Board of Governors for 2017-2019 Terms; Secretary, Board of Governors & Advocacy Committee Chair for 2015-2017 Terms; Board of Governors for 2013-2015 Term.
  • Entertainment Law Initiative (The GRAMMY Foundation)
  • SIMS Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Grounded in Music, Board of Directors
  • State Bar of Texas, Entertainment & Sports Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Recent Guest Speaking Engagements include: SXSW 2017 Panel “Creative and Financial Aspects of Sampling,” GRAMMY Pro Music Business Summit, GRAMMY U Breaking into the Business, CLE presentation “Hot Topics in Estate Planning for Entertainment Attorneys” for the Austin Bar Association Entertainment and Sports Law Section, GRAMMY U Kick Off at the University of Texas, GRAMMY Camp: Basic Training, Austin Music Foundation – Protecting Your Music, Meet the GRAMMYs at Viva Big Bend, University of Texas School of Law’s Law Students for the Arts, Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law 2012 Symposium, and Thurgood Marshall Entertainment Law Society.

Professional Experiences

  • Austin Community College, Adjunct Professor of “Legal Aspects of the Music Industry”, June 2015 – August 2016
  • The Office of the Secretary of State, Business and Public Filings, Fellowship from August 2010 – October 2010
  • Oaks, Hartline & Daly, LLP, Legal Intern, December 2009 – May 2010
  • Capital Punishment Clinic, Student Attorney, August 2009 – December 2009
  • Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP, Legal Intern, July 2009 – December 2009
  • Austin Music Foundation, Legal Intern, May 2009 – August 2009
  • National Western Life Insurance Company, Law Clerk, September 2008 – February 2009
  • CW33 News, Freelance News Promotions Producer, July 2006 – August 2007

Honors

  • Mayborn School of Journalism Broadcast News Student of the Year 2005 – 2006, University of North Texas