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Andy Christianson is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Institutional Investor Services, Employee Benefits and Corporate Law practices, who is known for his ability to partner with clients to achieve creative and effective solutions. He is a trusted adviser to domestic and non-U.S. governmental pension plans, insurance companies, family offices and nonprofits. He regularly counsels his clients on structuring and negotiating private equity, hedge fund and alternative investments. Andy also provides practical and actionable guidance to institutional investors in private investment funds, including various asset classes, co-investment transactions and fund-of-one formations. Andy also advises institutional investors and corporate clients on transactional and compliance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities compliance and corporate governance.

As co-chair of the Institutional Investor Services practice, Andy takes pride in being a part of a dedicated team that prioritizes and focuses on advising clients in this area. He is known for providing clients with an exceptional level of solution-oriented, efficient and responsive service that is paired with more than a decade of global experience, making him a go-to partner clients can rely on for sound and focused direction.

Andy appreciates the unique aspects of each client’s situation and is dedicated to forming efficient partnerships while serving as a natural extension of their team. His previous experience as in-house counsel managing securities compliance, investor relations and transactional matters for a global, publicly traded company gives him a perspective that adds tangible value to his client interactions.

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


  • 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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Court Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Honors & Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Investment Counsel
  • Member, National Association of Public Pension Attorneys
  • Member, Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Institutional Limited Partners Association

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