Andrew Hammond focuses on public benefits advocacy and litigation. Before joining Shriver as a Skadden Fellow, Andrew clerked for Chief Judge Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Judge Robert M. Dow of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He attended Yale Law School where he served as Comments Editor of the Yale Law Journal, a Coker Fellow for Civil Procedure, and Co-Chair of the Clinical Student Board. Before law school, Andrew was the Director of Strategy at Single Stop USA where he helped implement a benefits-access program at community colleges nationwide that won a White House Social Innovation Fund award. A Harry S. Truman Scholar, Andrew has worked for several anti-poverty organizations, including the Center for the Study of Social Policy in Washington, D.C., as well as with children's rights litigators in South Africa and as a Platform Writer for the Democratic National Committee. He received his A.B. in political science from the University of Chicago and his M.Phil. in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship. Andrew is admitted to practice law in Illinois as well as the Seventh Circuit and the Northern District of Illinois.