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 eight person Executive Committee.


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers

Representative Engagements

  • $850 million of second lien and mezzanine debt with equity co-investment during last four years in over 25 transactions (represented institutional investors).

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

  • Over $4 billion in debt and equity transactions for public utility company during past four years (represented issuer).

  • $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).

  • $85 million follow-on public offering of common stock by arts and crafts retail chain (represented underwriters).

  • $100 million in two separate follow-on public offerings of common stock by manufacturer of high temperature superconductor materials (represented underwriters).

  • $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
  • Member of the American College of Investment Counsel
  • Member of the Honorary Board for Family Services of Greater Boston
  • The Wounded Warrior Disabled Sports Project

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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