Andy has served for more than 35 years as general counsel to municipalities, and is the leader of Eaton Peabody’s Municipal Law & Finance Practice Group. He provides general counsel advice to various municipalities, including Lincoln, Hartland, Mount Desert, Whiting, Greenville, Oakﬁeld, and Baileyville. As an extension of his municipal practice, Andy assists Maine communities with their mill redevelopment efforts. Over the last decade, Andy has assisted clients in the Towns of Millinocket, Lincoln, Howland, Ashland and Bingham in repurposing existing mill sites.
He also has more than 35 years experience in general environmental counseling and regulatory compliance, natural resource permitting, and land use permitting, with extensive experience in hazardous substance and waste laws. In addition, Andy maintains a strong energy practice, working closely with companies in the renewable energy sector.
Andy is a resident of Bangor and is the past chair of the Katahdin Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Bangor YMCA, and Bangor Chamber of Commerce. In addition to other community organizations, Andy is currently serving on the Steering Committee and the Communities Committee of FOR/Maine. Andy was the recipient of the Rural Economic Development Champion Award from the Maine Development Foundation in 2021.
With colleague Sarah Reinhart, Andy represented Our Katahdin in the Nautilus Data Technologies data center deal. The 13-acre development, on the site of the former Great Northern Paper Company mill in Millinocket, will run on 100 percent hydroelectric power, and use Nautilus’ water-cooling system fed by the Penobscot River.