Most notably, Andy has served as lead counsel for industry in a broad range of precedent-setting environmental law cases arising out of EPA’s initiatives to create federal permitting programs under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act, establish interstate air pollution transport programs, and set national ambient air quality standards. She has also successfully represented individual companies in high-profile federal and state enforcement proceedings. Andy is a thorough tactician, who develops creative, practical and durable solutions to solve her client’s problems. Representative clients include electric generating companies, chemical companies, pulp and paper mills, coal facilities, refineries, cement-manufacturing facilities and flexible packaging companies.
Andy is the former managing partner of the firm’s Washington, DC office.
Andy’s work has garnered her significant professional recognition and numerous awards. She was the first woman elected to chair the American Bar Association’s Environment, Energy and Resources Section (1989-1990). She was elected to be a member of the American College of Environmental Lawyers in 2010. She has been listed in Chambers USA since 2003; has made Washingtonian magazine’s list of Top Lawyers for her work in environmental law since 2004; and was named a Star of the Bar in 2005 by the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia. Andy also frequently speaks on and has published numerous articles analyzing Clean Air Act regulatory and litigation issues.