Andy Phillips

andy phillips attorney at mitchell mcnutt and sams oxford mississippi

D. Andrew "Andy" Phillips

Oxford Office

P (662)234-4845 | F (662)234-9071

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Andy is a shareholder of Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A. ("Mitchell, McNutt") and founding member of its Creditors' Rights / Bankruptcy Litigation Section. He's been licensed to practice law in the State of Mississippi since 1989 and a member of Mitchell, McNutt since 1991. His clients include regional creditors, debtors, unsecured creditors committees and counsel to panel Trustees in Chapter 5 and related litigation, as well as other aspects of bankruptcy case administration. He has substantial experience in both business and consumer bankruptcy matters, bankruptcy litigation and general corporate litigation at both the State and Federal levels. Routinely represents creditors and other parties in interest in complex Chapter 11 matters and attendant litigation in multiple jurisdictions, as well as Chapter 13, 12 and 7 matters and related litigation. Particularly, Andy represents banking and other financial institutions, unsecured creditors committees and debtors. He's a respected member of the Mississippi bankruptcy bar, having served as President of the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference and member of its Board of Directors, as well as an inductee Fellow to the Mississippi Bar Foundation.



  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1989
    • Moot Court Board
    • Steen, Reynolds, Dalehite Trial Competition; Winner
    • National Trial Competition Team
    • Phi Kappa Phi
    • Jurisprudence Award
    • Order of Barristers
  • University of Mississippi, B.P.A., 1986
    • Associate Student Body (ASB) Attorney General
    • University of Mississippi Judicial Counsel
    • University of Mississippi Student Senate
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Chancellor's List
    • Dean's List
    • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
    • Lambda Sigma
    • Phi Eta Sigma
    • Alpha Lambda Delta
    • Committee of '82 – Chairman
    • Interfraternity Council
    • Order of Omega
    • Kappa Alpha Order; President, Recording Secretary, Irvin Province Undergraduate Chairman

Professional Affiliations

  • Former President and member of the Board of Directors of Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference
  • Member; American Bankruptcy Institute; previous seminar instructor
  • Fellow; Mississippi Bar Foundation
  • Best Lawyers; 2008, et. seq.
  • Martindale Hubbell; AV Rating; 2009 et. seq
  • Former member of Specialization Committee for Mississippi Bar Association
  • Former member of Judicial Committee for Young Lawyer Division of Mississippi Bar Association
  • Member of American Inns of Court
  • Member, Chambers and Partners
  • Former member of Local Rules Advisory Committee for U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • Adjunct Professor of University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Fifth Circuit Bench and Bar Conference; Planning Committee; 2018
  • Member of Irwin Province Honor Council


  • Contributing Author to Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference Newsletter

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

  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi


  • St. Peter's Episcopal Church
    • Active Lay Eucharistic Minister
    • Former Vestry Member and Stewardship Chairman
  • Former Member of Oxford Rotary Club
  • City of Oxford's Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Committee, Chairman, Member

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi


  • September, 1989