Profile

Andrew routinely counsels political candidates, federal officeholders, corporations, trade associations, and other organizations in complying with state and federal campaign finance, ethics and lobbying laws.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Assists candidates, corporations and trade associations in complying with campaign finance, ethics, lobbying, and other areas of political law.
  • Defends and assists clients in enforcement proceedings before the Federal Election Commission (FEC), House Ethics Committee inquiries, and grand jury investigations.
  • Prepares advisory opinion request letters for clients seeking formal advice in complying with federal and state campaign finance laws.
  • Represents clients in negotiations with the FEC's Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) office.
  • Counsels candidates running for federal office at all stages of the electoral process.
  • Litigates in state and federal court to protect clients' First Amendment rights.

Professional Experience

  • Counsel, Federal Election Commission, Office of Commissioner Lee E. Goodman (2013-2015)
  • White House Intern, Office of the Counsel to the President (2003)
  • Legal Clerk, Republican National Committee, Redistricting Division (2002)
  • Legislative Assistant, Office of U.S. Representative Eric Cantor (2001)

Affiliations

  • The Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL)
  • Public Affairs Council (PAC)
  • State Government Affairs Council (SGAC)

Credentials

Education

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

B.A., University of Virginia

Bar and Court Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Virginia Bar
  • Supreme Court of the United States 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First, Fourth, Fifth, and District of Columbia Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

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