Biography

Andrew serves as a trusted advisor, creating additional value for clients by helping manage their risk of liability throughout the business lifecycle. A former U.S. special operations intelligence officer, Andrew approaches problems with a combination of creativity and attention-to-detail that enables his clients to make business decisions with confidence.

Emerging Business + Corporate Law

Andrew advises clients on business entity formation, seed and growth financing, intellectual property, contracts, and taxation. He provides counsel to entrepreneurs, investors, and lenders, leading a collaborative approach to optimize business strategies.

Real Estate Development + Finance

Andrew advises clients in the acquisition, financing, development, management, and disposition of commercial, hotel, multifamily, and mixed-used properties. His experience includes business entity structuring; debt, equity, and mezzanine capitalization; negotiating and drafting purchase and sale contracts; and advising on tax, title, and other real property issues.

Global Business

Andrew leverages his international background to help clients navigate the complexities of cross-border transactions, global intellectual property protection, and strategic investments.

Practice Areas

Education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Oklahoma (M.A., International Relations)
  • Miami University (B.A., Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs, 2007)
    • Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, member
  • Columbus Bar Association, member

Special Honors

  • United States Army Bronze Star
  • United States Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Company Grade Officer of the Year, 505th Test and Evaluation Group, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico
  • Professional Performer of the Year, 1st Special Operations Group, Hurlburt Field, Florida

Charitable + Civic Involvement

  • Ohio Air National Guard, Major

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Filipino