Andy R. Burmeister represents a wide array of clients as a part of the Lockridge Grindal Nauen Federal Relations Group. Specifically, Mr. Burmeister — a seasoned Capitol Hill veteran — has provided sound counsel and successfully developed and implemented relevant strategies on a wide variety of issues pertaining to highway, transit, and rail transportation infrastructure; higher education; energy; agriculture; and the environment.
Mr. Burmeister represents various public clients on Capitol Hill, including non-profit advocacy organizations, institutions of higher education, and Native American tribes. Mr. Burmeister has successfully and strategically advised clients on a wide range of legislative and regulatory matters being considered in Congress and the Administration. He has helped his clients to expand their footprint in Washington, as well as develop business opportunities in and outside of the Beltway. Of specific note, Mr. Burmeister has excelled in advocating for rural and urban rail, highway and transit projects through his work on behalf of cities and counties.
Mr. Burmeister joined the Lockridge Grindal Nauen Federal Relations Group after a career on staff in the United States Senate with Senator Norm Coleman. In his role, Mr. Burmeister was responsible for federal appropriations and issues pertaining to transportation and infrastructure, science and technology, and education. Mr. Burmeister previously worked in the St. Paul, Minnesota office of Senator Norm Coleman where he served as a policy liaison for local communities, businesses, and non-profit organizations.
Mr. Burmeister has a bachelor's degree in History and Political Science from Bethel College in Minnesota, where he was a member of the Royal varsity baseball team. Burmeister is currently a candidate for a Masters in Public Administration degree from the University of North Dakota, and is a Roseville, Minnesota native.