Andy Rinehart focuses his practice on patent litigation matters.

Mr. Rinehart worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2012. Before attending law school, Mr. Rinehart was a Captain in the United States Army and the North Carolina National Guard, where he served in several command and staff assignments. Mr. Rinehart deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for 15 months with the 1st Infantry Division, during which time he was awarded a Bronze Star Medal and a Combat Action Badge.

Professional & Community Activities

21st Judicial District Bar, Member

Wake Forest Law Review, Staff Member (2011-2013)


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. (2013)
    cum laude
  • Wake Forest University School of Business, M.B.A. (2013)
    with honors
  • Wake Forest University, B.S., Computer Science (2005)
    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (2013)


  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (2013)

Who We Are

1001 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101-2400
t +1 336.607.7312

Andrew W. Rinehart

Experience Highlights

Aevoe v. Racing Optics
Counsel for patentee Racing Optics in four inter partes review petitions filed by competitor Aevoe challenging validity of Racing Optics’ more
Mark A. Barry, M.D. v. Medtronic, Inc.
As lead trial counsel to the inventor and patent owner, obtained a verdict of willful infringement and an award of $20.3 for past damages after a more
EON Corp. IP Holdings, LLC v. Motorola Mobility LLC
On March 5, 2014, Kilpatrick Townsend was successful on behalf of Motorola Mobility in winning summary judgment against EON Corp. IP Holdings, LLC more