D. Andrew Spalding – Partner

Since beginning his law career in 1986, Andy has defended hundreds of malpractice claims and product liability matters. Drawing upon his experience, he’s helped educate law school students as an adjunct professor at Valparaiso University School of Law and Notre Dame Law School.

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation

Professional Achievements

  • Defended hundreds of medical malpractice claims
  • Defended many high-exposure products liability and premises liability matters

Professional Affiliations

  • St. Joseph County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Civic Involvement

  • Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of Notre Dame (2001 – Present)
  • Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County
  • Past member of Board of Directors, Penn High School Booster Club
  • Past Advisor and Past President, Irish Aquatics Swim Club
  • Past Adjunct Professor, Valparaiso University School of Law
  • Past Instructor, Valparaiso University School of Business Administration
  • Past Board Member, Hannah’s House
  • Past Board Member, Mishawaka YMCA


  • AV Preeminent Rating – Martindale
  • Best Lawyers 2014-2023
  • E. Blair Warner Community Service Award, Mental Health Association of St. Joseph County
  • Indiana Super Lawyers


  • State of Indiana
  • United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana


  • B.A. Miami University, 1983
  • J.D. Valparaiso University School of Law, 1986

Personal Snapshot

  • Married (32 Years)
  • Father of three
  • Enjoys swimming, running, & golf
  • Outdoor enthusiast

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