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Andy Phillips

Andy Phillips leads Mitchell, McNutt, & Sams creditors’ rights section. His practice is largely devoted to representing creditors in business and consumer bankruptcy cases, as well as related litigation. A multi-jurisdictional practice, Mr. Phillips has represented creditors in complex Chapter 11 proceedings, Unsecured Creditors Committees in large business cases and on occasion Chapter 11 debtors. He, along with other members of the creditors’ rights section, routinely represent creditors in both state and federal courts affording them representation in both bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy venues.


  • American Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference
  • Specialization Committee
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference – Board of Directors, Education Committee, Area Seminar – Co-Chair; American Inns of Court; American Bankruptcy Institute

Professional Acknowledgments

  • Best Lawyers 2008-2013


  • Contributing Author to Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Newsletter
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference and ABI Contributor

Previous Employment

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable David W. Houston, III, Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Mississippi (August 1989- August 1991)

Court Admissions

All state and federal courts, Mississippi; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
  • Present and former Vestry Member, Stewardship Chairman
  • Former Member of Oxford Rotary Club
  • Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Committee, Member
  • City of Oxford’s Courthouse Square Preservation Commission, Member and Former Chairman

Bar Admissions



September, 1989