Also, from his experience on a variety of transactions throughout Virginia, he is well-versed on the laws, norms, and customs prevailing in the Commonwealth, including such particulars as Virginia land trusts and state transfer taxes.
He graduated, with honors, from Emory University School of Law, where he was an Editor of the Emory Law Journal and had an article published in that periodical. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Chinese and Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Before law school, Andrew lived in China and Taiwan for nearly four years. He studied Chinese at Tsinghua University in Beijing and National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei. Andrew also worked as a paralegal at the Beijing office of a major U.S. law firm, where he assisted with various cross-border transactions.