Married with two sons and two daughters, Andy makes his home in the city of Weston, in Broward County, Florida. He is active in community through involvement in Leadership Broward, and volunteers as a judge for the local high school and middle school debate teams. Andy also serves as a member of the Executive Board of Allen Robinson’s Within Reach Foundation, which promotes educational opportunities and provides resources to low-income and inner-city students to help put success within reach.
Andy founded his company ELIJAH in 2003 to provide insightful digital forensic and electronic discovery solutions for organizations with litigation and investigative needs. Andy then launched ELIJAH’s sister companies Elijah Data Security LLC, which delivers expert cybersecurity services, and Elijah Information Technology LLC, which provides information technology solutions for small and mid-sized organizations. Andy named ELIJAH after his eldest son, which reminds Andy why he needs to go to work and why he needs to come home.
Prior to ELIJAH, Andy was a partner with an international law firm, practicing in commercial litigation and technology law. He also served as General Counsel of the International Save the Children Alliance in Geneva, Switzerland, and was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Harlington Wood Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Andy has been recognized as Leading Data Security Advisor of the Year (USA) by Lawyer International, Information Systems Forensic Expert of the Year (USA) by the AI Legal Awards, and as Legal Technology Gamechanger of the Year (USA) by the ACQ5 Law Awards. He also received the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award for Public Service from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Andy graduated as class valedictorian from the University of Illinois College of Law, Summa Cum Laude, where he also was Editor-in-Chief of the University of Illinois Law Review. He earned his bachelor’s degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Illinois State University.