Andrew Breavington


(602) 759 7491
(702) 497 2969

Andrew Breavington defends clients throughout Arizona in criminal, regulatory, and administrative matters. Andrew has litigated all manner of criminal cases, from white collar and fraud cases, to drug charges, assault and domestic violence charges and sexual misconduct. Andrew also defends clients for the firm’s DUI and Vehicular Crimes practice. He has represented all types of licensed drivers in trial courts, including those with specialized licensing (e.g. Hazmat, CDL), in various vehicular matters including DUI, aggravated DUI, aggressive/reckless driving, accidents resulting in serious physical injury or death, and criminal speeding.

He also appears regularly before the Arizona Department of Transportation defending clients in administrative actions against their driving privileges. Andrew also has experience defending clients before the Department of Child Safety for adoption and foster licensing issues. Andrew’s administrative law practice involves representing individuals and businesses in front of state agencies for licensing and other regulatory issues.

His civil litigation experience includes corporate governance issues, securities and investment fraud litigation, commercial litigation and business and personal injury torts. Andrew has litigated disputes before trial courts and arbitration panels for national and local business clients of all sizes in a range of industries, including securities, investment advisory services, transportation, utilities, and banking. He also has defended Arizona state agency officials accused of federal constitutional violations.

Andrew graduated first in his class from William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.. Andrew graduated summa cum laude from University of Massachusetts, Boston, with a bachelor’s degree in history and archaeology.

Andrew has four times been named a Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star, most recently for criminal defense in 2016 and 2017. Prior to joining Mitchell Stein Carey, Andrew was an associate in the Commercial Litigation Group at Fennemore Craig, P.C. Andrew also practiced administrative law and securities and investment fraud litigation as an associate at Zwillinger Greek & Knecht, P.C.

  • Defended clients in relation to drug possession charges
  • Defended clients in relation to allegations of sexual misconduct and sexual abuse
  • Defended clients in relation to allegations of domestic violence, assault, aggravated assault, and criminal damage
  • Defended clients in relation to criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, and disturbing the peace
  • Defended clients against allegations of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs
  • Represented clients accused of aggressive/reckless driving and illegal racing
  • Represented clients accused of causing accidents resulting in serious physical injury or death
  • Represented clients in relation to criminal licensing violations
  • Represented clients in admin per se hearings, refusal hearings, and point violation hearings before the Arizona Department of Transportation
  • Defended client against allegations by Department of Child Safety of sexual misconduct
  • Defended client against allegations by Registrar of Contractors of licensing violations
  • Defended client against allegations by Department of Financial Institutions of licensing violations
  • Represented health care professionals accused of billing fraud, unnecessary procedures and improper prescription practices
  • Represented individuals before the Arizona Corporation Commission as targets of investigations
  • Represented individuals accused of fraud, securities fraud and financial misconduct
  • Represented individual accused of FDA misbranding and anti-kickback violations
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Criminal Defense, 2016 and 2017
  • Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2013 and 2014
  • President, Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association, Phoenix Chapter (2016 – 2017)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association, Phoenix Chapter (2010 – present)
  • Member, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Fennemore Craig, P.C., Associate (2009 – 2013)
  • Zwillinger Greek & Knecht, Associate (2013 – 2014)
  • Co-Author, “The Importance of Protecting the Privilege in Internal Investigations,” ABA White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter (Fall 2014)
  • Stray Cat Theatre, Board of Directors, 2010 – 2013
  • Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, Volunteer Attorney, 2009 – 2011
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