Andrew Kugler is a Government Relations & Public Law lawyer. He provides strategic advice to public, private and nonprofit clients, with a particular focus on the transportation, technology and health care industries.
Andrew helps clients craft legislative strategies and interface with government officials and agencies at the local, state and federal levels. This work often requires him to draft legislation and appear before legislatures and regulatory agencies across the country.
He also has significant experience with state and local government contracts. His recent engagements include government procurements for California’s high speed rail system, wastewater control systems, airport concessions, pharmacy benefit management services, parking meter collection, light rail vehicle purchases, airport courtesy shuttles and terminal managers, Greek Theatre operations and a multi-jurisdictional interoperable emergency communications system.
Andrew’s practice also includes regulatory work on behalf of emerging technologies such as autonomous vehicles and ridesharing applications, government-related writ litigation and political campaigns and election law. He has helped craft statewide public information campaigns, drafted successful local and state ballot measures, and advised on campaign finance and lobbying disclosure compliance.
Columbia Law School, JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
University of California, Santa Barbara, BA, with honors, Dean's Honors List; Distinction in the Major - Economics
- US District Court for the Central District of California