Abrams, Andrew

Dean and Provost of Charleston School of Law


Andy Abrams, whose focus is in sports and education law, was named dean of the Charleston School of Law in June 2008. A seasoned college administrator prior to joining the Charleston School of Law in August 2005, Abrams served in a number of leadership roles at the College of Charleston, including provost, senior vice president for strategic planning and administration, and general counsel. He also was a tenured professor of legal studies. Prior to joining academia, Abrams was a trial lawyer in Greenville, his hometown.

Abrams is an avid baseball fan. His team is the Brooklyn Dodgers, which he notes “hasn’t lost a game since 1957.” He also roots for the Boston Red Sox.


  • University of Virginia – LL.M
  • University of South Carolina School of Law – J.D. – Cum laude
  • Furman University – B.A. – Magna cum laude



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