Andy chairs the firm’s Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Technology practice. He draws on prior industry work as a technology consultant with Accenture and a Masters in Technology from Purdue.
Clients trust Andy to support them in technology transactions and data strategies. He routinely negotiates a variety of technology deals, including transactions in digital transformation, data sharing, outsourcing, onshoring, cloud and XaaS platforms, strategic alliances and telecommunications (data center, broadband, fiber and wireless).
Andy also provides strategic guidance on the practical application of “data law” in client environments, especially cybersecurity and privacy compliance. He serves as breach coach and counsel for clients in cyber preparedness and data breach response. Andy serves as the firm’s Privacy Officer, often advising clients in a similar capacity. He holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US) certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.
Andy is a legal advisor to technology companies as well as corporate users of emerging technologies. He has served on various Boards including the University of Wisconsin E-Business Consortium, Milwaukee War Memorial Center, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Nativity Jesuit Academy and two law firms. He is a member of ITechLaw, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the Federal Communications Bar Association.