Partner and Chief Operating Officer
As a senior member of Strategies, Andrew concentrates his practice in the areas of state government agencies and in health and science policy. Clients benefit from his strong track record in resolving complex disputes and disagreements with a multitude of government agencies.
Andrew’s counsel on challenging, multidimensional issues is informed by his deep understanding of how state agencies function and make decisions. An experienced lawyer who has served in key leadership positions in both the state government and in healthcare organizations, he leverages his knowledge and understanding of public policy, strategic planning, relationship management, and communications to achieve client goals.
Andrew served in Governor Scott Walker’s administration as his deputy legal counsel, senior advisor and as a member of the governor’s cabinet at the Department of Health Services and Department of Administration. Prior to serving in the Walker administration, he was an assistant district attorney in the Violent Crimes Unit of the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office. After law school, he served as the law clerk to the Honorable Justice Annette K. Ziegler of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
On the healthcare side, Andrew served as director of operations at a premier senior living services company that provided long-term care to the elderly. Currently a member of the board of directors for the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Andrew is a past board member of the Wisconsin Group Insurance Board and the Wisconsin Health Information Organization.
Before attending law school, Andrew conducted cancer research at the University of Wisconsin’s McArdle Laboratory and the National Institutes of Health.
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