Andrew Kloster

Senior Counsel, Compass Legal Group

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Federalism • Federalism & Separation of Powers • Federalist Society • Jurisprudence • Philosophy • Regulatory Transparency Project • Supreme Court

Andrew Kloster is Senior Counsel at the nonprofit Compass Legal Group.  He is a long-time fixture of the conservative movement, advising clients on the new right on a wide variety of matters criminal, civil, political / electoral, and administrative.  Recently, he served as Chief of Staff to the Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel investigation into election administration.  Prior to that, he served in the Trump administration, including concurrently as Associate Director in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel and as Deputy General Counsel (and later, Acting General Counsel) in the United States Office of Personnel Management.  He has also served in senior positions in regulatory and legal positions at the United States Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency, and was appointed by President Trump to serve a three-year term on the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States.  Previously, he worked at the Heritage Foundation, the Scalia Law School, and other movement groups.  He is a graduate of the University of Miami and the New York University School of Law, and he served as a law clerk on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.


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