Andrew Mirsky has 20 years’ experience as a business and commercial lawyer, including 5 years’ experience in company management of media and technology enterprises. Andrew began his law career in New York City at the corporate law firm of Kaye Scholer LLP, focusing on corporate and finance transactions and advising clients in media, healthcare, securities, finance, manufacturing, and real estate. Andrew left Kaye Scholer to work in-house at a client technology startup, with a business of supply-chain management technology.
Andrew moved to Washington in 1999 and worked in Advertising Operations at The Washington Post Company, before joining Atlantic Media Company as Director of Business Development and Legal Affairs. Atlantic is publisher of The Atlantic Monthly, National Journal magazine and Government Executive magazine. At Atlantic, Andrew had lead responsibility for $2.5 million in new revenues; negotiated outsourcing contracts, web serving agreements, archival services and software and hardware technology licensing; structured and negotiated deals for syndication services, custom publishing, reselling/database licensing, and site licensing; and marketed name and brand services with core and target markets through television and radio partnerships, complimentary partners and legislative outlets.
Mirsky and Company is a founding member of the Washington, DC-based industry group “Media Future Now” [www.mediafuturenow.com], a monthly lunch forum for the discussion of new media and digital technology business issues impacting content creators, advertisers and marketers, production and operations managers, financiers and related new media players. Media Future Now has approximately 300 members in Washington and New York, including members from Atlantic Media, The Economist/ Roll Call Group, Congressional Quarterly, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The Washington Post, Holland & Knight, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, NBC News, ABC News, Google, C-Span, Associated Press, Burson-Marsteller, New Media Strategies, Qorvis Communications and many others.
Andrew has his law (1993) and undergraduate degrees (1990) from the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. He attended high school in Millburn, NJ (1986), and studied classical and jazz piano at the Manhattan School of Music (Preparatory Division), in New York City.