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Andrew Angeles defends professionals and corporations in a wide range of liability matters. With experience that includes legal research and drafting motions, orders and final judgments, Andrew is involved in all phases of litigation, ensuring his clients are informed each step of the way.

Prior to joining Hinshaw as an associate, Andrew was both a law clerk and summer associate with the firm. During law school, he gained invaluable experience from clerkships, including several firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as the San Francisco City Attorney's Office Energy and Telecommunications Team. In addition to learning critical litigation skills, Andrew worked with technology companies, assisting with corporate legal matters such as entity formation, contracting, and employment issues.

Having obtained an environmental law concentration during law school, Andrew also has deep knowledge of environmental law, energy law, and land use. As a student, he was involved in a number of activities and associations. In addition to serving as the Executive Acquisitions Editor for the Hastings Environmental Law Journal, he was a member of the Hastings Environmental Law Association. Andrew was also involved with the UC Hastings Pilipino American Legal Society and served as the group's co-president.

Before law school, Andrew received a master's in public policy  with a certificate in political campaigning. During the program, he worked for a California Congressman, contributing to and assisting with drafting H.R. 3263, the Battery Storage Innovation Act.

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of San Francisco
    • Barristers Club

Honors & Awards

  • University of California – Hastings College of Law
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in "The Government Lawyer"
    • Dean's Merit Scholarship
    • Towne Scholarship

Publications

  • "Reforming Natural Gas Fracking Regulations in 2017 – 2018: How Should States Enforce Regulations," Environmental Claims Journal, May 21, 2018

Personal

In his free time, Andrew is very active and enjoys cycling, surfing, rock climbing, running, hiking, and camping.

During his undergraduate studies at the University of Chicago, Andrew was on the varsity swim team and served as a co-captain for two years. As a student-athlete, he was recognized as an NCAA Scholar All-American and also received the UAA All-Academic Recognition Award. Andrew was also included on the dean's list for multiple semesters.

J.D., University of California – Hastings College of Law, 2019

M.P.P., Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, 2016

B.A., with general honors, University of Chicago, 2015