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Andrew Nellis


Andrew is a talented litigator who works in courts throughout the country to advance gun safety.

Andrew’s work focuses on obtaining justice for survivors of gun violence. He also challenges dangerous gun laws in court and represents municipalities that are fighting to protect their communities from gun violence.

Before joining Everytown, he clerked for the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for the Honorable Allyne R. Ross of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He began his career as a constitutional litigator at Americans United for Separation of Church and State.


  • Washington, D.C


  • Haverford College, B.A.
  • New York University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits