Andrew C. Cook
Andrew C. Cook joined the Hamilton Consulting Group after serving as In-house Legal Counsel for the Building Industry Association of Washington, where he gained valuable experience in environmental, energy, land use and open government policy matters. He also served as a staff attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation where he was instrumental is litigating and successfully arguing an important land use case before the Washington Supreme Court.
Andy's political experience includes working for State Representative Rob Kreibich in the Wisconsin legislature where he was responsible for drafting legislative proposals and conducting policy analyses of bills. Furthering his writing and analytical skills, Andy has written and published several articles for The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies, including co-authoring an extensive review of the proper role of courts in our constitutional system [The Washington Supreme Court: A Special Issue Report, Prof. David K. DeWolf, Andrew C. Cook, & Seth Cooper, Sept. 2006]. Andy also co-authored an article discussing attempts by plaintiff attorneys to strike down tort reform laws [State Court Challenges to Legislatively Enacted Tort Reforms, Andrew C. Cook and Emily Kelchen, Aug. 2011].
Andy received his law degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, cum laude, where he co-founded and served as president of the Habitat for Humanity Chapter. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, cum laude, and is a member of the Washington State Bar (Inactive) and the State Bar of Wisconsin. Andy is President of the Madison Federalist Society, Lawyers Chapter.