Andrew J. Hickey

Andy Hickey helps clients to maximize the return on their lending activities across a range of industries and products. He is highly experienced in private placements of mezzanine and second lien debt and equity co-investments in leveraged buy-out transactions. He also represents issuers in tender offers and equity financings.

Andy is a member of Choate’s Executive Committee.


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers

Representative Engagements

  • Over $1 billion in private placements, issuances of second lien, and mezzanine debt with equity co-investment during last five years in over 75 transactions (represented institutional investors)

  • Represented underwriters in over $2 billion in public and private debt offerings over the past two years.

  • $95 million sale of social security disability insurance services business to public company (represented seller).

  • $90 million sale of Medicare set-aside services business to public company (represented founders).

  • $40 million public company acquisition of foreign public target (represented company).

  • $1.15 billion sale of privately held fire and security company to publicly held international conglomerate (represented seller).

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member of the Firm’s Executive Committee
  • Member of the Boston Bar Association
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Fellow in the American College of Investment Counsel

Education & Credentials

Suffolk University Law School
JD, 1998, cum laude
Lead Articles Editor and Member, Suffolk University Law Review
Syracuse University
BA, 1994, cum laude



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