As an entrepreneur, investor, and strategic advisor to the financial services industry, Andy also leads Temerity Capital Partners, the Sandler family office and private investment company, which invests in and advises early-stage FinTech and RegTech companies. He founded Treliant Risk Advisors, a preeminent privately owned and operated financial services industry consulting firm; and founder of The Sandler Family Foundation, which focuses on impact investing and supporting social entrepreneurship. Andy also previously led Buckley Sandler, a premier financial services law firm.
For the past 30 years, Andy has been a trusted legal advisor and counsel in significant litigation and enforcement matters to the financial services industry first as a Partner at Skadden and later as Chairman and Executive Partner of Buckley Sandler. Chambers USA has recognized Andy as “one of the leading stars of the financial services regulatory firmament.”
Andy holds a JD and MBA degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Wharton School of Business; an MA from the University of Warwick (U.K., Rotary Foundation Fellow), and a BA from Union College. He is a fellow in the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. His leadership roles at the American Bar Association Litigation and Business Law Sections have included Chair of the Consumer and Civil Rights Committee and Vice Chair of the Banking Law Committee.
Andy has been named a recipient of HousingWire's 2019 Vanguard Award in recognition of his achievements and influence within the housing industry.