Andrew Eichen works at the intersection of law and business and is equipped to advise on a range of real-world client challenges. Andrew brings a background in finance and entrepreneurship to his legal practice. Andrew’s facility with empirical methods and his analytical skills enable him to offer clients a unique approach to problem solving and devise outside-the-box solutions.
Andrew provides regulatory advice and counseling to banking and financial services businesses to help them meet their objectives. He works with a broad range of clients throughout the financial services industry, including banks, payment companies, money transmitters, lenders, broker-dealers, fintechs, and consumer financial services companies to help them navigate the federal and state regulatory environments in which they operate. Andrew counsels clients on a panoply of issues in areas such as transaction and payment processing, state licensing requirements, economic sanctions, and money transfer. He regularly advises businesses on compliance matters related to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state law, and payment network requirements. Andrew enjoys the diversity of practice in the financial services group, where he practices in a wide range of financially related businesses and industries, while delivering practical and real-world advice that creates an impact.
In addition, Andrew works with the Communications Group, advising clients on telecom matters related to spectrum allocation, broadband, and state licensing. He also works on advertising and marketing matters related to compliance with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), the Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act (ROSCA), and the CAN-SPAM Act.
Prior to joining Venable, Andrew served as a senior editor of Penn Law's Journal of Law and Innovation and was a research assistant on telecom matters. He also served as a financial analyst for a St. Louis-based firm, where he worked on Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation.