Andrew Glincher is CEO and managing partner, leading 1,500 colleagues including more than 650 attorneys who collaborate across major practice areas in cities throughout the U.S. and with alliance firms around the world. A business and real estate attorney and professional and community leader with decades of legal, business and management experience, Andrew is known for being entrepreneurial and strategic with exceptional problem solving, consensus-building and negotiation skills, including an ability to structure successful and creative transactions and dispute resolutions.
In my role as CEO and managing partner, I help lead the management of firm assets, business and strategic initiatives. Our leadership team prides itself on being progressive and innovative—for both our clients and for ourselves—in a way that anticipates and captures opportunities; forecasts, prepares for and manages risks; overcomes obstacles; and maximizes results.
We’re not content standing still. We continually look at trends to proactively provide insights and make connections that help our clients succeed.
As a business and real estate attorney, business owners, asset managers, lenders, owners, developers, special servicers and professional service firms turn to me for help building a strategy to restructure, stabilize or maximize and capture the value of their assets. I’ve had great success developing client strategies for acquiring, managing and selling assets from $5M to billions of dollars. My ability to think creatively about complex situations has contributed to the success of numerous businesses including professional services firms and every kind of real estate asset class from retail centers to hotels and offices to multifamily developments, including seniors living and low-income housing on both a local and national scale.
We’re living in a world of constant and rapid change. Today, our attorneys are moving beyond looking at precedent to predict what’s next. Increasingly we are innovators, leading the way by anticipating and capitalizing on future opportunities that contribute to our clients’ success.
The American Lawyer | February 04, 2020
Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher talks about Nixon Peabody’s selection as the fifth firm participating in Diversity Lab’s new Move the Needle Fund, a new “laboratory” for research and programs designed to increase diversity in the legal profession. As part of our participation, NP has set an ambitious goal to achieve over the next five years.
The Boston Globe | February 04, 2020
The article highlights Nixon Peabody as one of the five law firms selected to join the Move the Needle Fund and includes commentary by managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher about our commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession and the goals we aim to achieve over the next five years. Bloomberg Law’s morning news roundup Wake Up Call also linked to Tuesday’s American Lawyer article.
Providence Business News | December 06, 2019
Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Rekha Chiruvolu, and Providence Office Managing Partner Andrew Prescott provide commentary in this profile highlighting Nixon Peabody’s diversity and inclusion efforts. At Thursday’s Providence Business News Diversity & Inclusion Summit, NP was honored as the award winner in the Legal Services category.
WCBS 880 (New York) | July 05, 2019
Three new segments of CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher’s appearance on CEO Radio with Ray Hoffman are now available: Leading by Listening, Natural Light for One, Natural Light for All, and The Surprising Stats About Lawyer Burnout. All of them are available on the CEO Radio page.
WCBS 880 (New York) | July 02, 2019
In today’s segment of this CEO Radio series with Ray Hoffman of WCBS 880 in New York City, CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher discusses the value of recruiting attorneys from outside the circle of Ivy League law schools.
WCBS 880 (New York) | July 01, 2019
In this segment of this CEO Radio series with Ray Hoffman of WCBS 880 in New York City, CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher discusses Nixon Peabody’s diversity efforts.
WCBS 880 (New York) | June 26, 2019
"In this segment of the CEO Radio series with Ray Hoffman of WCBS 880 in New York City, CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher discusses how he did not fit the typical Ivy League law firm hire when he started at the firm 32 years ago, and how the firm has evolved throughout his career.
The Wall Street Journal | June 22, 2019
The Wall Street Journal profiles CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher, who discusses his leadership philosophy, his experiences as a young attorney and the four longtime friends who would sit on his personal Board of Directors.
Forbes | June 20, 2019
CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher outlines four strategies that can help attorneys and staff elevate their careers.
The Mentors podcast | May 09, 2019
Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher appeared on The Mentors podcast to discuss his journey from a small-town kid in Brockton, Massachusetts, to leader of a Global 100 law firm.
Chief Executive Magazine | March 17, 2019
Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher wrote this contributed article outlining ways to promote wellness at work.
The American Lawyer | February 13, 2019
CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is quoted in this story about Nixon Peabody’s strong financial performance in 2018.
Boston Globe | January 29, 2019
CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher and Boston Office Managing Partner Ruth Silman are quoted in this story highlighting the collaborative features and city-specific artwork at the new Boston office at 53 State Street.
Cheddar TV | December 18, 2018
Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher talks to Cheddar TV about health and wellness, what it means to be a “go-getter,” and the one app he can’t live without.
The Glass Hammer | November 28, 2018
Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is featured in this article discussing his personal belief in the value of diversity and inclusion, Nixon Peabody’s programs to promote equitable hiring and promotion, and how his own socioeconomic background has shaped his views.
Huffington Post | November 26, 2018
Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher wrote this contributed article about Nixon Peabody’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Law360 | November 20, 2018
Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article highlighting Nixon Peabody’s participation in an American Bar Association pledge to increase well-being in the legal profession.
The Boston Globe | October 30, 2018
CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is interviewed about the business lessons that can be gleaned from the success of first-year Red Sox manager Alex Cora. Andrew notes that Cora showed an ability to play to the strengths of his team during Boston’s World Series run.
Law360 | October 25, 2018
CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article discussing the reasons Nixon Peabody signed onto a memo from the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund opposing a government plan to institute a narrow definition of gender.
Medium | August 07, 2018
Nixon Peabody’s Andrew Glincher and Julie Hancock Stande are graduates of Brockton High School, one of the schools negatively impacted by the existing state education formula. They say it’s time for the Commonwealth to take action. Read the article here.
Medium | August 07, 2018
Nixon Peabody’s Andrew Glincher and Julie Hancock Stande are graduates of Brockton High School, one of the schools negatively impacted by the existing state education formula. They say it’s time for the Commonwealth to take action. Click here to read the full article.
Bloomberg Radio | August 05, 2018
Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher and Boston Affordable Housing and Real Estate associate Julie Stande participated in a news radio segment discussing Massachusetts’ education funding formula and why it needs to be updated. Both Andrew and Julie are graduates of Brockton High School, one of the school systems pushing for change. As a student, Julie was the named lead plaintiff in an equitable funding lawsuit (1998-2004) against the Commissioner of Education in Massachusetts.
Law Firm Leadership Podcast | July 17, 2018
Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher talked about leadership with Chris Batz, host of the Law Firm Leadership podcast. “One of the things that I’ve always believed in leadership is that everybody is a leader,” he said. “It doesn’t matter what your role is in an organization.”
Thrive Global | March 29, 2018
CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher shares five leadership lessons and stories from his legal career in a Q&A with Thrive Global.
The Bond Buyer | March 14, 2018
CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article on the appointment of New York City public finance practice group leader Ken Lind. The promotion of Rochester public finance partner Barry Carrigan is also highlighted.
Boston Globe | March 07, 2018
This article highlights Nixon Peabody’s lease signing for the new Boston office location—planned for January 2019—and quotes managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher.
American Lawyer | February 21, 2018
Nixon Peabody Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article discussing the firm’s strong performance in fiscal 2017.
Chief Executive | December 06, 2017
Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article on how to instill good values in children. His advice includes the need for consistency, planning ahead and parenting as a team.
Boston Globe | August 15, 2017
Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article about the availability of office space in the Boston area.
Forbes | June 27, 2017
Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher provides input about the importance of people combining their personal passions with their profession in this article about how millennials are impacting the legal industry.
Forbes | June 16, 2017
Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher discusses his leadership philosophy on creating growth
American Lawyer | March 01, 2017
Nixon Peabody managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted throughout this article that focuses on the firm’s FY2016 results. The story highlights Nixon Peabody’s Asia expansion, key client work, strong practices, new office spaces and the benefits from the Chicago merger.
Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.
Boston College Carroll School of Management, B.S., Finance, cum laude
Andrew was selected, through a peer-review survey, for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 in the field of Real Estate Law. Andrew has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2016.
Andrew has been recognized in 2014 and previous years for exceptional standing in the national legal community in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for real estate. He also is recognized as a “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” in Real Estate based on a peer-review survey by Thomson Reuters.
Andrew has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible rating for ethics and legal ability.
Andrew serves on the faculty of Boston College (Carroll School of Management), Finance Department, where for 25 years he taught a course in real estate finance. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Andrew has served Hebrew SeniorLife for the past twenty-five years. HSL is an organization comprised of 7-sites of senior health care, housing, research, training and education. HSL is a teaching affiliate of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the headquarters of the Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine. In addition, Andrew is on the Real Estate Committee at the United Way and he has previously served as a member of the Town of Sharon Zoning Board of Appeals as well as other boards related to additional business and charitable endeavors. Andrew is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Commercial Mortgage Securities Association, the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks and the Boston Bar Association.