Biography

Andrew is a Government Relations Liaison in the firm's Augusta, Maine, office. He supports the firm's Government Affairs Practice Group and our Maine Legislative Team by monitoring and lobbying bills before the legislature, tracking issues of client interest, and reporting on budgetary proceedings.

Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, Andrew served as Elections Coordinator for the Maine Department of the Secretary of State, Special Assistant to the state Attorney General, and Chief of Staff for both the Maine House Majority Office and Maine State Senate Majority Office. He has held key advocacy positions at several health care–related organizations, as well as supervisory and supporting roles in numerous State and U.S. Senate campaigns.

Andrew is a graduate of the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and Bowdoin College. A native Mainer, he lives in Georgetown, Maine, with his wife and two children.

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Georgetown Historical Society
    • Board Member, 2010 – 2016
    • VP of Operations, 2010-2012
  • Emerge Maine, Board Member, January 2012 – January 2014

Firm Highlights

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November 2022 Election Update

Maine State House Most of us who are obsessed with electoral politics expected a tight Gubernatorial race and, if not changes in control of the House or Senate, much closer margins between the majority...

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Legislative Alert: Legislative Racial Impact Statements Coming Soon

In the session that ended in June, the Legislature passed a bill to create a Subcommittee to Implement a Racial Impact Statement Process Pilot .  This is a subcommittee of the Legislative Council and...

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Legislative Alert: Convening of the 2nd Regular Session of the 130th Legislature

The Second Regular Session of the 130 th Legislature will convene next Wednesday, January 5 th at 10 a.m. This is intended to be an in-person session of both the House and Senate with...

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Primary Round-Up

Primary Round-Up As you are probably aware, primary elections in Maine took place on Tuesday, June 14, and there were a handful that could be significant to the general election outcome in November. Congressional...

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Maine Legislative Update: Second Session of the 130th Legislature

Unexpected losses Sadly, we learned of the passing of two legislators in the past few days. It was announced on Friday, January 28th, that longtime Democratic legislator and current House member, Representative John Tuttle...

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Portland Referenda and Legislative Leadership Update

In addition to all the state and national legislative races that were (mostly) decided by Wednesday morning, there were also 13 referendum questions on the Portland municipal ballot and one in Bar Harbor of...

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End of Session Update

The Second Regular Session of the 130th Maine State Legislature finally adjourned Sine Die, or “without day”, on Monday, May 9. Lawmakers voted on the 5 vetoes sent to them by Governor Mills, and...