|ANDREW M. SIFF is the principal of Siff & Associates. His diverse practice focuses on labor and employment, election law and government ethics, financial regulatory and Bank Secrecy Act matters, and public policy matters related to these practice areas. Mr. Siff has developed labor, employment, and government ethics compliance programs for a range of employers and nonprofit entities. He represents clients in investigations and administrative proceedings involving the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, federal immigration law, federal lobbying and ethics law, and federal election law. A substantial part of Mr. Siff’s practice also entails counseling individuals and organizations on negotiating and enforcing employment contracts, non-competition agreements, and partnership agreements.Prior to beginning his own firm in 2006, Mr. Siff was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of a Florida law firm. In addition to his private practice experience, Mr. Siff has held senior positions in government as Chief of Staff and Counselor to the United States Secretary of Labor and as Chief Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration for current Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). He also served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Danny J. Boggs of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
During his government service, Mr. Siff received numerous awards and recognitions, including the U.S. Secretary of Labor’s Exceptional Achievement Award, and appointment by Senate Leadership to be Chief Counsel to the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies for President George W. Bush (2000-2001).
Mr. Siff is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment matters, immigration law, lobbying compliance, and legal ethics issues for bar associations, industry groups, and nonprofit organizations. His professional activities include teaching continuing legal education courses for the District of Columbia Bar Association and serving on the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Practice Group of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy. He has also served as the Management Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section, Subcommittee on Legislative Developments.