P. Andrew Hamilton

Shareholder & Chair, Economic Development, Environmental & Land Use and Municipal Law & Finance Practice Groups

Bangor Office
80 Exchange Street
Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone: 207-992-4332
Fax: 207-942-3040

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.

Representative Case:
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.

Areas of Practice for P. Andrew Hamilton

Bar Admissions

State of Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Maine


University of Maine School of Law, J.D., 1984
Wesleyan University, B.A., 1981

Memberships and Affiliations

Natural Resources and Environmental Law Section, Maine State Bar Association, Member
Natural Resources and Environmental Law Section, American Bar Association, Member
Bangor Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
Katahdin Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, Past President
John Bapst Memorial High School, Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Bangor YMCA, Past President
United Way of Eastern Maine, Board Member


Named Best Lawyers™ 2013 & 2016 Bangor Land Use & Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year
Top ranked Chambers USA
Environmental Law Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Land Use & Zoning
2021 MDF Champion of Rural Economic Development Award Winner