Andrew supports high-growth companies and venture funds with practical, business-oriented solutions to their biggest challenges.
As a Senior Associate in Orrick’s Technology Companies Group, Andrew leverages his experience as a general counsel, operator and investor to guide clients through all stages from startup to exit. He is a trusted advisor on board governance, venture capital transactions, general employment and commercial matters, conflict resolution, mergers & acquisitions and public offerings. Andrew also counsels venture funds in structuring deals and assists them in identifying and managing the various risks associated with their investments.
Prior to re-joining Orrick in 2022, Andrew was employee number 2 at a venture-backed food technology/CPG startup where, in addition to acting as General Counsel, he established the finance, accounting, HR and operations management functions of the company and served on the executive management team responsible for defining and executing the company’s strategic initiatives.
Andrew began his legal career as an associate with Orrick’s Technology Companies Group in 2016 and is the recipient of the Firm’s 2019 Alan Talkington Mentorship Award. He also has experience working for venture funds and technology startups and is an active angel investor.
Andrew lives in Colorado with his wife, daughter and labradoodle. In his spare time, you can often find him hiking, fly fishing and skiing.