Andrew Multer has returned to representing low-income people charged with crimes after having been a partner in his own small firm representing clients in civil and criminal matters. He worked as a journalist for several years after college, then went to law school because he wanted to become a public defender. Following a clerkship with a federal judge, Andrew worked at The Legal Aid Society in its Manhattan office for six years. He then worked for the New York City Law Department and was the general counsel for a small corporation prior to starting his firm. He has a B.A. degree from Harvard College and a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, and was a member of the Board of Directors of Legal Services – New York City for 17 years.