Andrea Cianchette Maker


As the leader of Pierce Atwood’s Government Relations practice, Andrea provides governmental relations services in Maine and in Washington, DC with Maine's Congressional delegation. Her practice includes lobbying, government contracts, and strategic positioning of organizations to achieve desired outcomes. Her advocacy focus includes issues in economic development, workforce development, and real estate.

Andrea is adept at building coalitions and developing effective stakeholder relations. She operates in a manner that enhances the credibility and reputation of her clients. Her sensible and proactive approach is refreshing and empowering in the complex and sometimes perplexing public policy arena. Committed to creating a strong and vibrant state of Maine, Andrea enjoys working with clients and as a volunteer to strengthen Maine's economy.

Andrea has developed strong and personal relationships with countless policy makers, business people, and association leaders during her lifetime in Maine. She has served on nonprofit boards including the Susan L. Curtis Foundation and the Maine Community Foundation. She and her husband, Scott, hope that their four children always feel they have an opportunity to live and work in Maine.



University of Maine School of Law, J.D., (1982)

University of New Hampshire, B.S., Business Administration, (1979)

Bar Admissions

125 Years