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Andrew D. Herman

Andrew D. Herman practices in the areas of civil and criminal federal litigation with a focus on federal campaign and election laws, and congressional ethics and investigations. Mr. Herman has prevailed in the United States Supreme Court and represented clients before the United States Congress and federal juries. Mr. Herman also advises campaigns and politically active organizations on state and federal campaign finance laws and ethics rules. During his nearly 20 years in Washington, Mr. Herman's knowledge and judgment have helped Fortune 500 corporations, national non-profits, members of Congress and others address their legal and political problems.

Mr. Herman has represented both individuals and organizations in investigations and hearings before Congress. His clients include members of Congress, Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations. In 2005, when the House Government Reform Committee launched an investigation into Major League Baseball (MLB) players' use of performance enhancing drugs, he co-authored extensive legal correspondence addressing the Committee's inquiry and served as co-counsel for senior MLB officials, including Commissioner Bud Selig, during nationally televised hearings. Although the investigation resulted in several criminal investigations, none involved Mr. Herman's MLB clients.  More >

Government Experience
Corporate Experience
Rankings and Recognition
  • Legal 500:  Litigation:  White Collar Criminal Defense, 2015
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Founding Board Member, Slim Peace Groups
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • California
Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of California
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Supreme Court
Clerkships
  • Clerk, The Honorable Melvin Brunetti, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Clerk, The Honorable Charles R. Breyer, US District Court for the Northern District of California
Foreign Languages
Education
  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1996
  • B.A., University of Michigan, with high distinction, 1991