Andrew Schriever is partner and a member of Prince Lobel’s Business Litigation, Telecommunications practice groups and Cannabis industry group.

A co-founder and president of the Hudson Valley Cannabis Industry Association and co-founder and Board member of the New York City Cannabis Industry Association. He currently serves as president-elect of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) until May 2023, when he will assume the presidency of that organization.  He also currently chairs its Task Force on Attorney Well Being and the Post-COVID Practice of Law and he is also an active member and lecturer for its Cannabis Law Committee.  He is currently Vice President of the WCBA and Chairs its Public Service Committee, its Post-COVID Task Force on the Practice of Law and he is also an active member and lecturer for its Cannabis Law Committee. In addition to advising clients in cannabis law, he has served as a Court-appointed arbitrator and has also mediated for the Court’s mediation program as well as privately since 2006. Mr. Schriever has also represented clients in all aspects of state and federal litigation, including complex commercial, corporate, real estate, land use and telecommunications matters.

Mr. Schriever also previously served as president of the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society of Westchester County, as legal counsel on the Board of Directors of RiverArts, vice president of the Greenburgh Nature Center’s Board of Directors, and co-chair of the WCBA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, as well as an editor of the WCBA Bar Journal. He also served as the WCBA’s treasurer for two terms and a Board member before that. Mr. Schriever also served as a delegate to the New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates (its policy-making arm). In 2019, Mr. Schriever was tasked to help lead committees for the Ninth Judicial District and the Westchester County’s Commercial Division, where he helped to lead the team that designed and drafted the structure and rules for implementation of the New York Court system’s presumptive mediation program.

Mr. Schriever is also a frequent presenter, including as host of Cannabis Industry Association policy forums, and speaker on cannabis policy at 2021 NYS Cannabis Expo (opening panel), CannaPack 2021 at the Javits Center, The Society of Marketing Professionals, The Westchester Biotech Project Forum, The Westchester County Association, The Westchester Business Council, The Westchester Municipal Officials Association and before the Sullivan County Legislature. Featured as an expert in cannabis law and policy in various media, including River Journal News, Honeysuckle Magazine, Chronogram Magazine, Cannabis Law Report and local cable, as well as in radio and podcast interviews. Instructor for CLE seminars for multiple Bar Associations including for Westchester County, White Plains, the Westchester Black Bar Association, and the Bronx County Bar Association, as well as Lorman and Westlaw, focusing on cannabis law and policy, commercial litigation, mediation and arbitration strategies, collaborative law, how to settle cases, drafting contract clauses aimed at litigation prevention, real estate development, condominium law and commercial landlord-tenant practice.

Mr. Schriever is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College Law School, with a Masters Degree from the University of Massachusetts/Boston, and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.

Mr. Schriever is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, the United States Supreme Court, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, all Federal Districts of New York and the District Courts of Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, M.A.
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • All Federal Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court of Massachusetts