Professional Bio

Andrew L. Sandler
Andrew L. Sandler

Andy Sandler is an entrepreneur, investor, and strategic advisor to the financial services industry. He leads Temerity Capital Partners, the Sandler family office and private investment company, which invests in and advises early-stage companies developing new technologies in financial services.

Andy is founder and Chairman of Treliant Risk Advisors, the nation’s preeminent privately owned and operated financial services industry consulting firm; CEO and founder of Asurity Technologies, a software firm focused on providing automated compliance management solutions for the mortgage and banking industries; and founder of The Sandler Family Foundation, which focuses its philanthropic activities on supporting social entrepreneurship. Andy also founded and led Buckley Sandler, a premier financial services law firm.

For the past 30 years, Andy has been a trusted strategic advisor to the financial services industry first as a Partner at Skadden and most recently as Chairman and Executive Partner of Buckley Sandler. Chambers USA has recognized Andy as “one of the leading stars of the financial services regulatory firmament.” Legal Times named him as a “Legal Visionary” for his role in founding and leading Buckley Sandler and as “Deal Maker of the Year” for his regulatory advice in navigating complex transactions. Andy was named a Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year finalist for his representation of the Navajo Nation in its breach of trust litigation with the United States where Andy and his colleagues achieved a $554 million settlement for the Nation in 2014.

Andy sits on the Board of Advisors of the American Association of Bank Directors and serves as the Vice Chair of the National Board of Directors of the Cancer Support Community, a global non-profit organization delivering psycho-social support to cancer patients and caregivers. 

Andy holds a JD and MBA degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Wharton School of Business; an MA from the University of Warwick (U.K., Rotary Foundation Fellow), and a BA from Union College. He is a fellow in the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. His leadership roles at the American Bar Association Litigation and Business Law Sections have included Chair of the Consumer and Civil Rights Committee and Vice Chair of the Banking Law Committee.

Areas of Specialization
News and Articles
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Asset Portfolio Review
  • Balance Sheet Management
  • Compliance Program Development
  • Corporate Governance
  • Ethics Programs
  • Executive Leadership
  • Fair Lending
  • Litigation Support
  • Model Validation
  • Project Management Office
  • Recovery and Resolution Planning (Living Will)
  • Regulatory Relations
  • Remediation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strengthening the Compliance Program
  • UDAAP Readiness