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 30 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, Mount Desert, Howland, Greenville, Oakfield, and Baileyville.

He also has more than 30 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 from which he is the author of the Maine law treatise on Brownfields Redevelopment published by Matthew Bender.

In addition, Andy maintains an extensive utilities practice, which includes serving as general counsel to a number of public water utility districts. 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 providing community services in conjunction with Eastern Maine Development Corporation’s Mobilize Maine Re-Engineering the Region economic development planning efforts.


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