“My clients work hard to efficiently serve the communities for which they are responsible while complying with their legal obligations. I take pride in working hard to assist them in this endeavor.”
Andrew is a local government and school board lawyer who helps public entities understand and comply with their constitutional, statutory, and regulatory obligations.
Andrew provides guidance to local government clients across a variety of substantive areas. He is attuned to the competing pressures local government bodies face when providing services and has experience assisting clients navigating those competing priorities. Andrew is experienced in matters pertaining to the Virginia Public Procurement Act, Conflicts of Interest Act (COIA), and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as well as Title VII, Title IX and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). He also provides guidance on First and Fourth Amendments, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and USERRA matters.
He also assists in drafting and reviewing procurement documents and contracts, including contract negotiation, and defends government entities in state and federal court litigation. He has experience in the Virginia Supreme Court and 4th Circuit, as well as against EEOC and OCR claims.
Government bodies who work with Andrew benefit from his breadth of experience and his zest for learning, which keeps him undaunted in the face of novel challenges.
In his free time, Andrew enjoys watching Virginia basketball, visiting Virginia’s historical sites with his family, and continually improving his fluency of the Korean language. He also plays piano and dabbles with the violin.
Law clerk for Judge Julie E. Carnes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review
Young Lawyers Conference Distinguished Service Award, Virginia State Bar
Korean Language Certificate, Brigham Young University
The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster
University of Virginia School of Law J.D., 2016
Brigham Young University B.A., 2010
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Virginia State Bar Local Government Section
Local Government Attorneys of Virginia
Virginia School Board Association Council of School Attorneys