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Andy is an Associate in our Providence office, where he practices with the firm’s Litigation Department. He has significant experience in complex commercial litigation, having represented clients in mediation, arbitration, and in state and federal court in a wide range of matters, including breach of contract actions, real estate litigation, product liability defense, environmental litigation, and municipal bankruptcy proceedings.

Prior to practicing law, Andy served as an officer in the United States Navy.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2013-Present)
    • Summer Associate (2012)
  • United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island
    • Judicial Intern for the Honorable William E. Smith (Spring 2012)
  • United States Navy
    • Surface Warfare Officer (2005-2010)

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts, 2013
  • Rhode Island, 2013

News & Insight


Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Rhode Island

July 9, 2018

Andrew S. Tugan and Timothy M. Zabbo provide a Q&A guide on the different ways to respond to a discovery subpoena issued in a Rhode Island civil proceeding. This Q&A addresses the requirements for complying with a discovery subpoena, objecting to a…


Does a Ransomware Attack Mean There Was a Data Breach?

June 28, 2017

“Data held hostage.”  Years – even months – ago, the concept may have sounded absurd.  Today, it is becoming all too common. Ransomware has quickly become a household term, due, in part, to the recent WannaCry attack.  When a ransomware attack s…


One Inspector, Two Hats: OSHS/EPA Memorandum of Understanding

September 3, 2012

Be aware; the next time Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSH) or Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials visit your facility or job site, they might be inspecting more than you think. Under a 1991 memorandum of understanding (MOU) bet…


PEA Would Extend Effective Period for Permits

July 26, 2012

The Permit Extension Act (“PEA”), 2010-240 Mass. Adv. Legis. Serv. 173 (LexisNexis), was enacted in 2010 as part of an extensive package for economic development and recovery legislation. The PEA is intended to streamline development projects by automa…

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Hinckley Allen Adds Strength in 5 Practice Groups with 6 New Associates

November 8, 2013

Christopher M.Chris joins the Real Estate practice in Boston as an Associate. Chris was formerly with Brown Rudnick LLP in Boston where he has practiced since 2011. Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Chris was an associate at Burns & Levinson from 2005 …