Andrew is a Fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance and a Lecturer in Law. Andrew writes about corporate governance and entrepreneurship, capital markets and securities regulation, climate change and sustainability and business transactions. He teaches the course Mergers, Acquisitions and other Complex Transactions.
Prior to entering academia, Andrew practiced business law for almost twenty years, first as an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell and later as a partner at Morrison & Foerster. He advised clients on a wide range of corporate, securities and financial regulatory matters.
From 2001 to 2013, Andrew practiced in Tokyo. During that time, he worked on many of Japan’s largest initial public offerings and privatizations, and was consistently recognized as one of the leading foreign capital markets lawyers in Japan in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and other lawyer ranking publications from 2007 to 2013. He also advised Japanese companies on some of the most complex and significant cross-border business combinations in Japanese history.
Prior to joining Sullivan & Cromwell, Andrew served as an Honors Attorney at the United States Department of the Treasury and clerked for Hon. Eugene A. Wright on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Andrew received his B.A. from Stanford University, an M.A.L.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He also attended Stanford University’s Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies and is fluent in Japanese.