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Andy Moorman

Assistant U.S. Attorney, 2009-2019
United States Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina
  • 10 years experience as federal prosecutor routinely investigating and prosecuting drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) operating in the United States and internationally;

  • Experience prosecuting white collar crimes, money laundering crimes, public corruption, and firearms offenses;

  • Deputy Chief, Criminal Division

    • Supervised nine Assistant U.S. Attorneys and approved almost all negotiations they entered into on behalf of the United States;

    • Represented the United States in many cases on appeal before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals;

  • Lead Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Attorney for the United States in the State of South Carolina;

  • Regularly sought and received court authorization to conduct wiretaps for communications occurring over phones used by DTO members;

  • Routinely worked with and led federal agents in long-term investigations of targets in South Carolina, California, Alaska, Mexico, and most places in between;

Adjunct Professor, Administrative Law, 2011-2019

Masters of Public Administration, Clemson University

Private Practice, 2007-2009

Greenville, SC

  • Represented criminal clients in state and federal court;

  • Represented clients in civil matters in state court;

Assistant Solicitor, 2002-2007

13th Circuit Solicitor's Office

  • Prosecuted DUI, murder, armed robbery, and other violent crime cases in Greenville County;

  • Represented the State of South Carolina before the South Carolina Supreme Court; 

Law Clerk for The Honorable John C. Few, 2001-2002

S.C. Circuit Court Judge for the 13th Judicial Circuit (currently Associate Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court)


Andy has had the privilege of representing the State of South Carolina and the United States of America in cases on appeal.  Below is a list of some of these cases:

  • United States v. Thomas, 773 Fed. Appx. 750 (4th Cir. 2019)

  • United States v. Crawley, 760 Fed. Appx. 241 (4th Cir. 2019)

  • United States v. Guerrero-Deleon, 713 Fed. Appx. 163 (4th Cir. 2017)

  • United States v. Guerra-Telon, 594 Fed. Appx. 149 (4th Cir. 2015)

  • United States v. Lipscombe, 571 Fed. Appx. 198 (4th Cir. 2014)

  • United States v. Calderon, 554 Fed Appx. 143, 145 (4th Cir. 2014)

  • United States v. Martinez-Turcio, 494 Fed. Appx. 354 (4th Cir. 2012)

  • United States v. Rodriguez-Ornelas, 456 Fed. Appx. 228 (4th Cir. 2011)

  • Ex parte Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc., 369 S.C. 69, 631 S.E. 2d 86 (2006)

Andy Moorman of Moorman Law Firm, a South Carolina criminal law firm led by attorney Andrew Moorman
  • State of South Carolina
  • State of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
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