Andrew Bentz provides strategic counseling and advice to clients on compliance with state and federal regulations, including FDA (Food and Drug Administration) policies. He routinely advises clients subject to FDA regulations in critical areas of their businesses, including developing legal strategies and maneuvering through complex regulatory matters such as issues involving premarket submissions. Andrew also represents clients seeking to challenge federal, state, and local government overreach. He has assisted clients across the country in litigation seeking to set aside laws and regulations on constitutional and statutory grounds. He is able to work with clients at every level, from state trial court to the U.S. Supreme Court.
In addition to his focus on FDA regulatory litigation and counseling, Andrew has represented Fortune 100 companies, political campaigns, and criminal defendants. Andrew has argued several appeals in federal appeals courts and the South Carolina Supreme Court, drafted briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court, and developed winning case strategies for clients. Through those cases Andrew has developed substantial experience in constitutional issues, administrative law, statutory interpretation, and election law.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Andrew served as a law clerk in the U.S. Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2012; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Virginia Law Review; University of Virginia Supreme Court Litigation Clinic); Duke University (M.A. in Political Science 2009); University of South Carolina (B.A. in Music and B.A. in Political Science summa cum laude 2007; Phi Beta Kappa)
- District of Columbia and Virginia
- Graduate Fellow, Central Intelligence Agency (2009-2010)
- Law Clerk to: Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, U.S. Supreme Court (2014-2015) and Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2012-2013)