Andrew J. Pincus

Board Chair

Andrew J. Pincus is a partner in the law firm of Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, D.C. Andy focuses his practice on briefing and arguing cases in the United States Supreme Court and in federal and state appellate courts, developing legal strategy for trial courts, and engaging in written and oral advocacy before Congress, other legislative bodies, and regulatory agencies regarding a variety of policy and legal issues. Andy is a former Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States, has argued more than two dozen cases in the Supreme Court, and is the co-founder and current co-director of the Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic (2006-present), which provides pro bono representation in 10-15 Supreme Court cases each year. He also served as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce in 1997-2000. Following his law school graduation, Andy was a law clerk to the Honorable Harold H. Greene, United States District Court for the District of Columbia (1981-1982). Andy received his B.A. cum laude from Yale College in 1977 and his J.D. from Columbia University Law School.