Attorney Profile

Thomas J. McAndrew

ISLN: 905060642


Thomas McAndrew began his career in employment and labor relations law by serving as a Trial Attorney for the Civil Aeronautics Board in Washington, D.C. from 1971-1972. In 1972 Attorney McAndrew served as the Legal Assistant to Member Fanning of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C . until 1973. From 1973 to 1974 he served as the Labor Relations Officer for the State of Rhode Island Department of Education. Thereafter, from 1974-1979 he served as the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Education for the State of Rhode Island and subsequently, the Labor Relations Administrator for the State of Rhode Island from 1979-1980.

In 1980 Attorney McAndrew was co-founder of the firm Powers & McAndrew, Inc. and litigated cases from that firm until 1987.

In 1987 Attorney McAndrew founded  Thomas J. McAndrew & Associates and has practiced law out of that firm since that time.


1971, Rhode Island; 1972, District of Columbia; 1985, Massachusetts; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals, First, Second and Fourth Circuits; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Supreme Court


  • Providence College, BA 1968

  • George Washington University J.D. 1971

  • Georgetown University LLM in Labor Law 1973


  • Rhode Island (Member, Committee on Labor Law, 1974),

  • Federal and American (Member, Section on Labor and Employment Law)

  • American Arbitration Association (Member, Advisory Council)

  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America


Providence, Rhode Island