Andrew Shaw is a member of the Public Policy practice at Dentons, where he focuses primarily on energy, environmental and US-Canada cross-border issues. He uses his knowledge and experience of Congress and the Executive Branch to provide clients with guidance on federal legislative and regulatory issues, including hydraulic fracturing, Clean Air Act (CAA) regulations, climate change mitigation and adaptation, clean/renewable energy standards, nuclear power, trade, transportation, tax and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). In addition, he develops and implements government affairs strategies for domestic and international clients in engaging with Congress, the Executive Branch, industry associations and nongovernmental organizations.
Andrew previously worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a clerk for both the Federal Facilities Enforcement Office in Washington, DC, and the EPA’s Region 7 headquarters in Kansas City, KS. During his tenure with the EPA, he focused on compliance and enforcement issues related to the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
In addition to working for the US Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew worked for Representative Dennis Moore (D-KS), advising the congressman on issues and initiatives in the agriculture, education, energy, environmental and transportation sectors. He assisted in developing consumer safety legislation, which subsequently became law, that requires companies manufacture child-resistant portable gasoline containers.
- Serves as counsel to a major North American energy industry association, providing guidance and advocacy on a variety of issues, including climate change, renewable energy legislation, trade, cyber-security and electricity regulation, among other issues.
- Represents one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, providing advocacy and guidance on a variety of issues, including climate change, renewable energy, tax, infrastructure, and electricity regulations, among other issues.
- Represents large multinational oil and gas company, providing guidance and advocacy on issues including, among others, environmental regulation, climate change, tax, trade, sanctions and foreign policy.
- Represents one of the world’s largest companies on the front-end of the nuclear fuel cycle, providing guidance and advocacy on a variety of issues, including nuclear incentives, trade and environmental regulations, among other issues.