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Andrew MacLean, Andrew

Andrew MacLean

Montpelier, VT
(802) 249-9130

Practice Areas

  • Business Services
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental & Energy
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare
  • Land Use/Zoning
  • Real Estate
  • Telecommunications
  • Waste Management

Professional Experience

ANDREW W. MACLEAN is a founding partner in MacLean Meehan & Rice. He represents commercial clients and specializes in developing strategies to allow those clients to thrive in Vermont’s unique legislative and regulatory environment. Examples of the benefits of Mr. MacLean’s representation include his defeating efforts to enact price controls on pharmaceutical products, working with a private correctional facility to attain and maintain a contract for the placement of Vermont prisoners outside of Vermont, and working with Vermont’s beverage distributors to develop a progressive approach to solid waste management that significantly reduces costs and operational burdens. Mr. MacLean was a partner in the law firm of Wilson & White from 1992-2003 and was managing partner from 2002-2004. He was an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Division for the State of Vermont (1987-1992) and was assigned principally to the Agency of Administration where he worked with the Department of State Buildings in permitting major state construction projects and with the Treasurer’s Office in the issuance of bonds and certificates of participation. He was an Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Corrections (1985-1987), an Assistant City Attorney/Grand Juror for the City of Rutland in Vermont (1981-1985) and a general partner in the law firm of Zetelski and MacLean in Rutland (1983-1985). Mr. MacLean was admitted to the Vermont bar and the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont in 1980 and to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1986. He received a B.A. in 1976 from Middlebury College and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1979. He was a member of the Waterbury Town Planning Commission (1987-1990); Secretary and member of the Board of Directors of the Rutland County Diversion Program (1981-1985); Treasurer and Member of the Board of Directors, Epilepsy Association of Vermont; and Treasurer and founder of Friends, Indeed, Inc.

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