Andrew D. Knudsen helps clients navigate the complex intersection between law, policy and technology, both in rulemaking proceedings and in efforts to implement those rules. He focuses on environmental regulation, litigation and counseling, with an emphasis on the Clean Air Act.
Andrew has worked on cutting-edge cases involving some of today’s most significant environmental issues.
He represents clients as diverse as electric utilities and distilled beverage producers in regulatory matters before the US EPA, litigation in federal and state courts, and permit proceedings before federal and local permit authorities.
Andrew has represented electric utilities and trade associations in numerous rulemaking proceedings before the EPA under the Clean Air Act. He has worked on rulemaking efforts involving landmark federal regulations addressing greenhouse gases and hazardous air pollutants, as well as litigation arising from those rules.
Andrew has also defended clients in environmental tort litigation, bringing his experience in the fields of administrative law, permitting and emission controls to bear in the context of common law nuisance claims.
He is admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth, Tenth and DC Circuits.
JD, Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, finalist at Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court, 2012
MPP, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, 2012
MSEd, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
BA, Political Science and Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Phi Beta Kappa, 2006