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​CLEAN TECH, ELECTRICITY, CLIMATE CHANGE & ENVIRONMENT


Environmental law is no longer just about compliance and deal risk. Institutional shareholders now want to see an overall plan for how the company will manage the risks of both future regulation and environmental change itself.


Companies that can measure and track how they reduce environmental impacts, for themselves or others, may be able to monetize their contributions. Areas where Andrew can help include: 


  • environmental assessments
  • permits
  • contaminated sites
  • compliance
  • internal investigations
  • defending prosecutions
  • municipal and land use issues
  • renewable energy projects
  • power purchase agreements
  • transmission and distribution
  • regulatory hearings
  • administrative tribunals
  • ​climate change strategies
  • carbon offset projects
  • emission reduction purchase agreements
  • ​renewable energy certificates
  • feed-in tariff programs
  • ​green bond issuances
  • climate bond issuances
  • climate resilient infrastructure
  • ​climate change adaptation projects
  • protecting green innovation


Andrew holds a Master of Laws or LL.M. in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School, magna cum laude, the top ranked law school for environmental law in the U.S. 


His involvements with bar and industry associations include:


  • ​Chair, Manitoba Bar Association Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Section
  • Member, CBA National Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Section Executive
  • Member, Manitoba Environmental Industries Association Board of Directors
  • Member, American Bar Association and Canadian American Bar Association
  • (Past) Member, federal EcoLogo Advisory Committee on Hydroelectricity for Renewable Low-Impact Energy Certification Standard, CCD-003
  • (Past) Co-Chair, York Technology Association, Clean Tech Peer Group
  • (Past) Canadian Member, International Law Association (London, U.K.) Transnational Enforcement of Environmental Law Committee​​

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