Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to announce that two associate attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership. Congratulations to Andrew Clark and David Potts on the well-earned promotion!
Andrew Clark joined JSH in 2013 and concentrates his practice in the areas of construction defect, bad faith, and general civil liability defense including products liability, premises liability and personal injury. He represents developers, owners, subcontractors, product manufacturers and large insurers through all phases of litigation in state and federal court. He is committed to providing clients with prompt and thorough case evaluations, delivering effective litigation defense strategies and posturing cases for early resolution. Prior to joining the firm, Andy was a law clerk with the Arizona Corporation Commission, a legal extern with the Arizona Department of Administration, a law clerk for the Yuma County Legal Defender’s Office and a Rule 38(d) intern with the City of Mesa Prosecutor’s Office where he prosecuted numerous bench and jury trials.
Andrew earned his J.D. at Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2012. He graduated from Arizona State University, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering with a B.A., magna cum laude in 2010.
David Potts joined JSH in 2013 and focuses his practice on employment law, general civil litigation, commercial and business litigation, and wrongful death and personal injury defense. He represents public and private employers and non-profit organizations on a broad range of employment issues, including Earned Paid Sick Time claims and employee leave rights. David has also defended employers on discrimination claims before the EEOC and claims filed in state and federal court. Prior to joining JSH, David led a team of law students who worked on pro bono appellate cases as part of the University of Arizona’s Pro Bono Appellate Clinic, helping draft appellate briefs in three cases and arguing before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He also interned as a Rule 38(d) student at the Tucson City Prosecutor’s Office, where he first-chaired numerous jury trials, bench trials and evidentiary hearings.
David earned his J.D. magna cum laude at University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law in 2013. He graduated from University of Arizona with a B.A., Economics and Philosophy, cum laude in 2010.