Andy Pratt counsels private institutional clients throughout the entire lifecycle of a real estate transaction. He focuses his practice on real estate development and financing matters and negotiates and drafts commercial real estate purchase and sale agreements and commercial leases. Andy is also adept at guiding clients through the governmental approval process by carefully drafting development agreements and ensuring all local ordinances are met.

Andy has many years of experience serving as finance counsel, representing governments, non-profits, and private entities to complete complex infrastructure projects. His experience includes affordable and senior housing, healthcare, education, and tax increment projects.

Before joining Hinshaw, Andy was a director at a global investment bank, where he worked closely with senior stakeholders to manage risk and federal regulatory compliance in a highly competitive financial market.

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)

Honors & Awards

  • Professional
    • Recognized on the Rising Stars list by Minnesota Super Lawyers magazine, 2016 – 2018
  • Academic
    • University of Minnesota Law School
      • Published Student Note in Minnesota Law Review



Outside of the office, Andy enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons and remains an eternally hopeful Minnesota sports fan.


J.D., magna cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 2004

B.A., magna cum laude, Public Affairs and Journalism, University of Denver, 2000