Andrés W. López is an accomplished lawyer with over 20 years of experience and a record of leadership in the Latino community. He is the President and Founder of The Law Offices of Andrés W. López in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His practice focuses on complex and class action litigation. Andrés previously served as a federal law clerk for judges in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.
Andrés had the privilege of working to elect and re-elect our nation’s first African-American President. During President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, Andrés served as national chairman of the Futuro Fund, a group that broke all records for Latino presidential campaign fundraising and shattered stereotypes about the financial strength of Latinos in America. Andrés has twice served as a presidential appointee. President Obama first appointed Andrés to a bipartisan commission of Latino leaders to study the creation of a Smithsonian American Latino Museum. He subsequently appointed Andrés to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.
Andrés recently served as Chairman for his 20th Reunion at Harvard Law School. He previously served as Chairman of the Harvard Law School’s Latino Alumni Committee. Andrés is also a co-founder of the Harvard Latino Law Review. He recently collaborated with Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow to produce a seminal conference and book entitled Reconsidering the Insular Cases.