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Andrew Forbes

Vice President

Andrew is a Vice President at Cassidy and Associates, where he develops and deploys comprehensive legislative strategies for clients. His in-depth experience on Capitol Hill includes serving on the staff of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where he worked on the 2005 Highway Bill and aviation policy. More recently, he served as Senior Legislative Assistant to a Florida Congressman where he handled an issue portfolio that included all appropriations, transportation, defense, judiciary and energy issues.

Andrew also served as a policy advisor to the Governor of Florida in the State’s Congressional Liaison Office where he worked closely with Florida’s U.S. Congressional Delegation to ensure that the State’s economic development needs were met at the federal level. In his capacity there, Andrew also served as the State’s primary contact in Washington during the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Since coming to Cassidy in 2010, Andrew has assisted a multitude of clients in securing beneficial policy provisions and funding in relevant defense and transportation legislation. He has a keen understanding of procedures and relationship dynamics that make Capitol Hill work and uses that understanding to be an effective strategist and tactician.

A native Virginian, Andrew earned a BA in International Relations from Lafayette College in Easton, PA, and is also a graduate of Gonzaga College High School here in the District.

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