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Overview

Andy chairs the Banking and Finance Practice Group at Porter Wright and advises lenders, administrative agents and borrowers in matters involving middle-market debt financings, broadly syndicated debt financings, asset-based lending, mezzanine debt and acquisition financings. Andy also handles a variety of real estate matters, with a particular emphasis on construction and permanent loans, leasing, and acquisitions and divestitures.

He has been recognized as one of America's Leading Business Lawyers by Chambers USA in the area of Banking & Finance, by The Best Lawyers in America® as well as by Ohio Super Lawyers® — Rising Stars Edition.

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School  (J.D., 1998)
  • Princeton University  (A.B., 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Professional Associations

  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers®, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law, and Corporate Law
  • Chambers USA, Banking & Finance, Ohio
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, 2006-2007, 2009

Community

  • Princeton Club of Central Ohio, Board Member
  • American Heart Association, Columbus Metro Young Professionals Board, past Board Member
  • Leadership Columbus, Class of 2006
  • National Hemophilia Foundation, Central Ohio Chapter, past Board Member

Personal Interest

  • Princeton University Men’s Varsity Soccer, 1989-1992