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Andrew B. Wilson*

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Andrew Wilson is an associate and legislative specialist in Morris James' Government Relations Group. Andrew currently also works for the Medical Society of Delaware as their External Affairs Manager. He works directly with key officials in the executive and legislative branches on a range of healthcare issues which affect the health of Delawareans and the practice of medicine. During his time there, the Society grew to the fourth most legislatively-active group in Delaware. Andrew collaborates with a legislative team to conduct technical research and draft medical policy, legislation, and regulation which is then communicated between physicians, lawmakers, regulators, and surrounding communities.

After graduating with his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 2010, Andrew worked as Counsel and Policy Analyst to the New York State Senate Independent Democratic Conference which produced legislation, committee reports, and held press conferences on a weekly basis addressing time-sensitive issues. He also served as Counsel and Clerk to the New York State Senate Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, where his duties included running committee meetings and hearings, creating policy, acting as agency point person, and bill tracking and analysis.

Additionally, Andrew has developed extensive knowledge of political campaigns in Delaware, working in a range of roles from statewide Campaign Manager to volunteer.

Selected Legislation

  • House Bill 69, AN ACT RELATING TO TELEMEDICINE SERVICES (Expanded telehealth delivery to health professions in Delaware and created insurance payment parity), signed into law July 7, 2015.
  • House Bill 70, AN ACT RELATING TO MIDWIFERY (Created a new profession of licensed midwifery), signed into law June 9, 2015.
  • Senate Bill 101, AN ACT RELATING TO NURSING (Modernized the code in relation to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses), signed into law September 3, 2015.
  • Senate Joint Resolution 10, ESTABLISHING A JOINT EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND MAKE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING A UNIFIED STRATEGY TO COMBAT LYME DISEASE, signed into law July 21, 2014.
  • House Bill 88, AN ACT RELATING TO POSSESSION OF DEADLY WEAPONS BY PERSONS PROHIBITED AND TO HEALTH AND SAFETY (Restricted gun ownership by persons with propensities for violence), defeated in Senate 2014.
  • Senate Bill 116, AN ACT RELATING TO SEEKING HELP FOR AN ALCOHOL OR DRUG OVERDOSE OR OTHER LIFE THREATENING MEDICAL EMERGENCY (Created a safe harbor for reporting overdose victims), signed into law July 2, 2013.

Professional Affiliations

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Associate Member, 2013 – Present

Community Affiliations

  • Democratic Party 4th Ward Committee, Secretary, 2015 – Present
  • Metropolitan Urban League Young Professionals, Member, 2015 – Present
  • Telehealth Steering Committee, Committee Member, 2015 – Present
  • Planned Parenthood Delaware, Board Member, 2015 – Present
  • Common Cause Delaware, Board Member, 2014 – Present
  • Delaware Young Democrats, Parliamentarian, 2013 – Present
  • Delaware Chapter of Sierra Club, Policy Committee, 2013 – Present
  • HJR 17 Committee, Criminal Intersection Subcommittee, 2013 – 2014

*Andrew is admitted to practice law in New York only; admission pending in Delaware.

Practice areas

Honors

Albany Law School

  • Editor-in-Chief of the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology
  • Gary M. Peck ’79 Memorial Prize in Environmental Law

Admissions

New York, 2011

Delaware, 2016, pending admission

Education

Albany Law School, J,D., cum laude, 2010

St. Lawrence University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006