Richard G. Andrews
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware|
|Assumed office |
November 7, 2011
|Appointed by||Barack Obama|
|Preceded by||Joseph James Farnan Jr.|
Richard Gibson Andrews
December 22, 1955
Manchester, England, U.K.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Education||Haverford College (B.A.)|
UC Berkeley School of Law (J.D.)
Richard Gibson Andrews (born December 22, 1955) is a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. He is a former Delaware state prosecutor and Assistant United States Attorney.
Andrews earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College in 1977 and a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1981. From 1981 until 1982, Andrews served as a law clerk for Judge Collins J. Seitz on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
From 1983 until 2006, Andrews worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Delaware. In 2007, Andrews was chosen as state Prosecutor for the state of Delaware.
On May 11, 2011, President Barack Obama nominated Andrews to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, to fill the vacancy created when Judge Joseph James Farnan, Jr. retired on July 31, 2010. On September 8, 2011, the Senate Judiciary Committee reported his nomination to the Senate floor by voice vote. On November 3, 2011, the Senate confirmed Andrews by unanimous consent. He received his commission on November 7, 2011.