Professional Profile: Andrew Wailgum 2015

Andrew Wailgum - 2015

Name: Andrew Wailgum - 2015

Title: Partner/Chair of Construction Law Group

Company: Murtha Cullina, LLP

Location: Boston

Birthplace: Westfield, Mass.

Family:  Wife and two children College: Northeastern University and Boston University School of Law First job unrelated to your current field:  newspaper boy (when kids delivered newspapers on their bikes) First job in current field: Northeastern University co-op position at a law firm What your firm does now and its plans for the future?  I am chair of the construction group at Murtha Cullina, which is a mid-sized regional law firm providing a wide array of services for our clients throughout the northeast.  In the construction group, we counsel and represent owners, developers, contractors and subcontractors on all matters construction from contracts, to real-time project advice, to claims and litigation. Hobbies: Spending time with my family, playing ice hockey, running, golfing, reading, watching sports and going to the movies. Favorite novel: Anything by Dan Brown or Erik Larson Favorite film: Runs the gamut from Caddyshack to Shawshank to Love Actually (yes, I admitted that) to First Blood. Keys to success: Doing what you enjoy Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Anyone who has stood up for themselves in the face of real adversity If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?  Director of a non-profit that serves kids and/or families in poverty