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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Legislative Alert: Special Session, Redistricting, and Cloture

The Legislature gathered for a Special Session last week, September 29 th , to vote on legislative redistricting. The final agreement passed successfully and with strong bipartisan support in both the House and the...

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Legislative Update: First Legislative Council Vote on Legislative Requests

On Monday, October 25 th , the Legislative Council met to vote on which of the 330 legislative requests (LRs), submitted by legislators, would be allowed to move forward and be considered in the...

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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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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...

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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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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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Legislative Alert: Maine Legislature Adjourns!

The First Special Session of the 130 th Legislature finally adjourned on Monday night, July 19 th . As many of you may remember, the First Regular Session ended in March 30th when the...

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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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Legislative Alert: Redistricting Analysis

Below is an analysis of the recently enacted Maine State Senate redistricting and the potential impact this may have in the next election cycle. This comes with the caveat that the feelings of the...