D. (Andy) Andrew Gaona, President-Elect

Andy Gaona is an attorney with Coppersmith Brockelman.  He practices Commercial Litigation practice, focusing on business litigation, white collar and investigations, and election and constitutional law.  He has assisted clients in various criminal and civil forfeiture matters, as well as white collar criminal investigations, including False Claims Act violations.  He has experience in election law at both the state and federal level.  Andy's practice also includes assisting in the representation of clients involved in state and federal constitutional disputes and other appellate matters, including the preparation of briefs before the Arizona Supreme Court, Arizona Court of Appeals, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Andy joined the Center’s Board in 2014.