Andy has been engaged in justice policy and law reform efforts for over 30 years. Prior to arriving at Safety and Justice Oregon in 2014, he spent 15 years leading drug policy reform efforts at the Open Society Foundations, the American Civil Liberties Union, and ACLU of Washington. While in Seattle, he was founding director of the Drug Policy Reform Project, where he helped overhaul the state’s criminal sentencing scheme, develop Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD), and create and implement successful strategies for marijuana policy reform and ending the War on Drugs. Earlier in his career, Andy represented homeless and low-income people at the Legal Aid Society of New York City and and at Columbia Legal Services in Washington. He is a graduate of Tufts University and New York University School of Law.