Andy Sandler is a senior partner and founding member of Mitchell Sandler LLC. As a trusted legal advisor to the financial services industry for over 30 years, he has represented banks, financial service companies and mortgage finance and servicing companies in regulatory examinations, enforcement actions and litigation involving federal and state banking regulators, government enforcement agencies and private litigants. He advises boards and senior management on regulatory and governance issues and provides strategic legal advice to the financial services industry, including fintech companies and investors.
Chambers USA recognized Andy as “one of the leading stars of the financial services regulatory firmament.” Legal Times named him as a “Legal Visionary” for his role in founding and leading Buckley Sandler and as “Deal Maker of the Year” for his regulatory advice in navigating complex transactions. Andy has been a Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year nominee for his work representing the Navajo Nation in a breach of trust action against the United States resulting in a landmark $554 million settlement.
Andy is also an entrepreneur and investor. He leads Temerity Capital Partners, which invests in and advises early-stage companies developing new technologies in financial services. He is also the founder and CEO of Asurity Technologies.
Andy holds a J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Wharton School of Business; an M.A. from the University of Warwick (U.K., Rotary Foundation Fellow); and a B.A. from Union College.