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Andy Christianson is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Institutional Investor Services, Employee Benefits and Corporate Law Practices, known for his ability to partner with clients to achieve creative and efficient solutions. He is a trusted adviser to domestic and non-U.S. governmental pension plans, insurance companies, family offices and nonprofits in structuring and negotiating private equity, hedge fund and alternative investments.

Andy understands the unique aspects of each client’s position and works to build relationships while serving as a natural extension of their team. His previous experience as in-house counsel for a global, publicly traded company handling securities filings, compliance, investor relations and more gives him perspective that adds tangible value to his client interactions.

He also advises on transactional and compliance matters, including securities compliance, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.

In his free time, Andy spends time with his wife and two children and enjoys traveling and live music.


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • B.B.A. in Finance, Investments, and Banking; University of Wisconsin-Madison

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  • Advises pension funds and other institutional investors in connection with private equity investments, hedge fund investments and implementation of fiduciary responsibilities in regard to alternative investments. Reinhart represents 30% of the 50 largest pension plans in the world.

  • Reviews and negotiates legal documents in connection with investments in private market investments.

  • Works with public companies on a range of compliance matters under SEC and state securities laws and regulations.

Honors & Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Investment Counsel

  • National Association of Public Pension Attorneys

  • Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals

  • State Bar of Wisconsin

  • Milwaukee Bar Association

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