Areas of Practice
Andy is an attorney and one of the leaders in our Municipal practice area, with a special emphasis in public finance and economic development. With more than 10 years in practice, Andy has developed exceptional acumen for guiding local government clients in Minnesota and Wisconsin through complex economic development projects, financing transactions, and land use planning matters. Andy fulfills a variety of municipalities’ transactional needs, including:
- Tax increment financing (TIF)
- General obligation bonds
- Conduit revenue bonds
- Tax abatement
- Special legislation drafting
- Economic Development Authorities/Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
For all of his municipal, commercial and banking clients, Andy provides general counsel and completes transactions in the following real estate and business areas:
- Purchase agreements
- Title review & opinions
- Loan documentation
- Business contracts
- Boundary disputes
Andy's strong communication and problem-solving skills were evident even before he began law school. A native of Northfield, Minnesota, Andy earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Denver, graduating magna cum laude. Upon graduation, Andy was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most distinguished academic honor society. In a precursor to his professional career, Andy then covered local government affairs for a weekly newspaper in the Twin Cities. He earned his Juris Doctor, also magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2004. During law school, Andy was on the Minnesota Law Review and published a student comment on federal campaign finance laws. After graduating, Andy clerked for the Minnesota Court of Appeals under the Honorable G. Barry Anderson and the Honorable Christopher Dietzen.
Andy lives in St. Paul with his wife and two young sons. When he's not serving clients or helping his wife run their busy household, you can find Andy in the "cheap seats" at Target Field cheering on his beloved Minnesota Twins.
CONTACT ANDREW TODAY.
Call 651-439-2878 or send an e-mail to schedule an appointment.