Manatt Enhances Artificial Intelligence Capabilities with Arrival of Senior Technologist in Boston

Tim Andrews brings deep technical and consulting experience advising on enterprise technology strategy and artificial intelligence implementation to the Firm’s expanding Digital and Technology group

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a multidisciplinary, integrated professional services firm, today announced the arrival of National Advisor Tim Andrews to the Firm’s Boston office and national Digital and Technology group. With experience that cuts across digital transformation in industries ranging from health care, life sciences and biotech to digital media and technology, Andrews works with C-level executives—including Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Executive Officers, boards and senior directors—on harnessing how innovations such as artificial intelligence (AI) can drive strategy and help clients meet their business needs.

“Manatt has always operated at the forefront of digital transformation and in advising clients on how to implement cutting-edge technologies in a way that delivers value and drives strategy,” said Manatt CEO and Managing Partner Donna L. Wilson. “Tim has been a pioneer in that regard as an executive, strategist and entrepreneur, making him an ideal fit to our expanding team of professionals who understand how AI is revolutionizing today’s business landscape and provide unmatched insight for clients across the sectors in which the Firm focuses, including health care, entertainment, digital media and technology, intellectual property, advertising, data privacy, financial services and government.”

A highly respected senior technology executive and consultant for both startups and Fortune 100 companies alike, Andrews utilizes his vast technical knowledge as well as his strategy and leadership experience to advise clients on how to most effectively embrace leading edge technologies. Andrews has an extensive background navigating the practical and tactical use of AI, both as a data scientist and technologist as well as from an implementation and regulatory perspective. Working across the various industries central to Manatt’s platform, he has broad experience in data governance and managing large-scale data sets, including in coding and programming. He also advises on how new entities can use this data effectively and provides insight that covers the entirety of their lifecycle, including requirements, customer experience, design and DevOps.

“Having worked with many professionals across Manatt throughout my career, I have always admired the Firm’s commitment to helping clients navigate and implement technology as an integral part of their business strategy,” said Andrews. “I am delighted to reconnect with this wonderful team of legal and consulting colleagues to continue helping these clients—many of which are trailblazers in this area—stay ahead of the curve and be leaders in innovation.”

A former CTO, Andrews has a sophisticated understanding of the technical, operational and regulatory processes surrounding the creation and implementation of emerging technologies. He has spearheaded innovation research and development as well as worked closely with management committees on how to operationalize. Prior to joining Manatt, Andrews founded the data science practice at a large management consulting services company. He also served as a strategic adviser and operations manager at a nonprofit biotechnology company, where he helped advance the use of information and life science technology in support of leading edge programs in discovery and translational research, including laboratory systems software for early stage discovery programs involving genomics, in situ hybridization, sophisticated imaging and mass spectrometry.

Andrews joins the Firm’s expanding roster of legal and consulting professionals across the Firm’s core practices, including Entertainment (Binta Niambi Brown, Bill D’Angelo); Health Care (Heide Bajnrauh, Axel Bernabe, Robert (Rob) Fraiman, Seth FrazierEric GoldPaul Irving, Dr. Tracy JohnsonLauren Polak and Thomas (Tom) Robertson); and Litigation (Justin Wolosz, Randy S. Grossman and Dylan Carson).

Andrews received his M.S. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and his B.A. from Dartmouth College.



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