Andrea Driggs represents industrial, commercial and municipal clients on environmental litigation and regulatory matters, focusing on groundwater contamination, complex infrastructure siting and contaminated site remediation. Her clients range from municipal entities in Phoenix to companies in the mining and manufacturing industries.
Andrea also maintains an active pro bono practice. She recently participated in drafting the response to the defendants’ appeal of a district court order certifying an injunction class of affected children in Arizona’s foster care system in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Earning her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, Andrea served as managing editor of the Environmental Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. She earned her B.S. degree in biology, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University, and her Honors College thesis was on the biogeochemistry of nitrogen. She also holds a master’s degree in environmental epidemiology and policy from the University of London, which she attended as a Marshall Scholar.
Andrea lived for three years each in São Paulo and Shanghai and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and proficient in Mandarin.
- Arizona Center for Disability Law, Board Member
- Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates, 2002 - 2006