Full Name
Andrew Hamilton
Job Title
Partner
Name of ACA member affiliation
Morgan Lewis
Speaker Bio
Andrew Hamilton is a transactional lawyer who focuses his practice on representing clients in venture
capital, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions transactions in a wide variety of industries, including
technology, life sciences, consumer products, digital health, energy, clean technology, and fintech.
Involved in the successful representation of many businesses, Andrew strives to develop a trusted advisor
relationship with clients. In this role, an important aspect of his work involves providing advice on
strategies and preparation for a sale or exit event, whether anticipated in the short or long term, and
Andrew often handles the ultimate sale or exit transaction for clients he has represented for many years.
Andrew typically represents startup, early - stage, and emerging growth enterprises, as well as family -
owned businesses, throughout their entire life cycles, including business plan development, equity
financings, corporate restructurings, and sale and other change -of -control transactions. As an extension
of his relationship-oriented approach, Andrew spends significant time working in the role of outside
general counsel for clients, assisting with corporate governance and board matters, executive
employment agreements, customer and other commercial agreements, and other general corporate
matters, and he remains closely involved in the coordination of legal advice provided to clients in
important areas such as intellectual property, labor and employment, employee benefits, and executive
compensation. Andrew is a frequent lecturer on topics of interest to entrepreneurs and investors, and is actively involved
in supporting the Mid- Atlantic entrepreneurial community as a board member of both Philadelphia
Alliance for Capital and Technology (PACT) and Mid - Atlantic Diamond Ventures (MADV), and as a
member of the Physical Sciences Investment Advisory Committee for Ben Franklin Technology Partners of
Southeastern Pennsylvania. He is also a board member of The Mann Center for the Performing Arts.
Andrew Hamilton