Andrew Cobos is the founding partner at The Cobos Law Firm, where his singular focus is on winning cases for his clients.
Andrew earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point. After graduating, he was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the United States Army. Early in his career, Andrew conducted security operations with the Secret Service for the President and Air Force One. Andrew deployed twice to combat in Iraq, where he planned and led security operations during the Iraqi Constitutional Referendum and the Iraqi National Elections. He also supervised specialized training and equipment maintenance for over 200 Iraqi police officers and over 100 special operations officers in hostage rescue, terrorism prevention, and combat operations. During his second combat tour, Andrew was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
Andrew later attended the University of Houston Law Center and Bauer College of Business, where he obtained both his JD and MBA degrees in the span of three-years. Upon graduation, Andrew was employed by two of the nation’s most prestigious and successful law firms, whereby he helped obtain numerous eight-figure recoveries for his clients. In 2017, Andrew was named by the Super Lawyers magazine as a Texas rising star.
In 2011, Andrew was appointed by the Texas Governor Rick Perry to the University of Houston System Board of Regents, where he helped govern the operations of four major Texas Universities with a budget of over $1 Billion. Andrew was later appointed by Governor Greg Abbott in 2015 to the Texas Veterans Land Board, where he currently provides oversight of Texas’ Veterans housing programs.
Andrew enjoys adventure and has traveled to over 30 countries, is a licensed skydiver, snowboards, has crossed the DMZ between North and South Korea, and has ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
Andrew is very active in the Houston community and has been recognized by the Texas Junior Chamber as “One of Five Outstanding Young Texans”, by the Houston Junior Chamber as “One of Five Outstanding Young Houstonians”, by the Houston Business Journal as one of “40 under 40” outstanding Houstonians, and by the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge as its 2015 George Washington Honor Medal honoree.