Andrea Looney

Executive Director

Lawyers for Civil Justice

Executive Director

Lawyers for Civil Justice

About

As Executive Director of LCJ, Andrea is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization.  She also works closely with the LCJ Officers, General Counsel and Members to advance the goals of LCJ.

Before joining LCJ, Andrea was a Special Assistant to President Bush in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs.  In that position, she served as President Bush’s liaison to the Senate Judiciary Committee.  From 2000 to 2006, Andrea served as Legislative Counsel and ultimately Chief of Staff to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D.  During that time, she oversaw floor passage of the 2005 Class Action Fairness Act and was selected by National Journal as one of the Top 100 Congressional Staff for her work on the asbestos litigation reform effort.

Andrea earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University, where she served as a member of the Honor Council and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in both political science and Spanish.