Andrew is a Staff Attorney at Defenders of Wildlife, a national conservation organization dedicated to the protection of wild animals and plants, and the ecosystems upon which they depend. At Defenders, Andrew employs various federal environmental statutes in litigation efforts designed to both promote the conservation of imperiled species, and prevent the alteration and destruction of such species habitat, in particular, focusing on the protection of the marine environment and its inhabitants. Andrew is currently involved in Defenders v. Gutierrez, in which Defenders, and others, have sued the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Coast Guard for failing to take the steps necessary to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale from incidents of ship strikes. Andrew graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2003 and is a member of the California Bar.