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Personal Background

Andrea Johnstone is an associate attorney at The Lanier Law Firm, New York office. Andrea’s practice areas include product liability and pharmaceutical liability, with a focus on mass torts and multidistrict litigations.

Prior to joining the Lanier Law Firm, Andrea advocated for victims of dangerous and defective devices and pharmaceutical products; including, 3M Combat Earplugs, Exactech, Uloric, Zantac, Zostavax, Paragard-IUD, Valsartan, Bair Hugger, Taxotere, Talcum Powder, and Tylenol.

Andrea received her Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, where she was awarded the Leslie Scholarship and Dean Merit Scholarship. At Brooklyn Law, she was a Senior Clinician with the Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic, competed in the CUBE innovator’s competition, and received the Cali award in Discovery.

Andrea attended the University of South Florida, graduating early with a Bachelor of Arts, a concentration in Italian Foreign Language, and certificate in National Securities Studies. Throughout her collegiate years, Andrea was active with Pi Sigma Alpha, Meals on Wheels, and Tri Delta.

Andrea lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their rescue rabbit. As a supporter of the Arts, Andrea attends as many performances and classes as her schedule allows. When the weather is nice, Andrea can be found paddling the Hudson River in her kayak.


  • Earned her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida.
  • Earned her law degree from Brooklyn Law School.