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Andrew D. McCartney

Assistant Attorney General
Constitutional Offices Section
 
Contact Info
Office: 614-466-2872
Fax: 614-728-7592
Andrew.McCartney@OhioAGO.gov

Andrew joined the Attorney General’s Office in 2020.  He represents a variety of clients, including the Governor, the Auditor of State, the Treasurer of State, and the Ohio Elections Commission.  

Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, Andrew worked as an associate at the Washington, D.C. office of an international law firm.  While there, he assisted in defending a subprime mortgage originator in actions brought by a residential mortgage-backed securities servicer in federal district court and drafted sections of briefs in international arbitration.  He also participated in appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Prior to working in private practice, Andrew clerked for the Honorable Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

BAR ADMISSIONS
State of Ohio (2021)
  • District of Columbia (2019)
  • State of Texas (2017)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
 
EDUCATION
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with high honors, Order of the Coif, 2017
  • Patrick Henry College, B.A., Government, summa cum laude, 2014