Attorney Information


Andrew D. Sweat has practiced with Wise Carter for over 30 years focusing on workers’ compensation and insurance defense.

Andy represents and defends employers, carriers, and self-insurers in all aspects of workers’ compensation claims. In addition, Andy helps workers’ compensation self-insurers with a variety of regulatory and compliance issues affecting them.

He has represented the Self-Insurance Guaranty Associations since their inception. He has defended employers and carriers and has served as a defense expert in bad faith actions relating to workers’ compensation claims.


  • University of Mississippi 1974, B.A.
  • University of Mississippi 1977, M.S.
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, 1984, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi State and Federal Courts

Professional Organizations

  • American Bar Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • National Workers' Compensation Defense Network
  • The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers

Special Designations

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2007-2021:
    - Workers’ Compensation Law: Employers
  • Named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019: Jackson, MS - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers "Lawyer of the Year"

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