F. Andrew “Andy” Turley enjoyed a long and distinguished career with the federal government prior to joining FH+H as Counsel. He is a retired Air Force Major General and retired Senior Executive with the Department of the Air Force.
Mr Turley received his BA summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts and JD cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. He is also a graduate of the Air Force’s Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, and Air War College.
In his military capacity, Mr. Turley was commissioned a first lieutenant in 1985 and served in a wide variety of judge advocate (military lawyer) positions, both Active Duty and Reserve, at the Wing, Major Command, and Pentagon levels, culminating his 27 years of military service as the Ninth Air National Guard Assistant to the Air Force Judge Advocate General at the Pentagon. He also served for many years as an adjunct faculty member at the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s School at Maxwell AFB, AL. Mr. Turley retired in the grade of Major General. His highest military award is the Distinguished Service Medal.
In his parallel civilian career, Mr. Turley held various attorney positions with the Air Force, Federal Election Commission, and Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel. He served as Acting General Counsel for Administration for the Executive Office of the President at the White House in the last two years of the Bush (43) Administration. He went on from there to serve as the first General Counsel for the Joint IED Defeat Organization in the Department of Defense and subsequently entered the Senior Executive Service as Deputy General Counsel for Fiscal, Ethics and Administrative Law for the Department of the Air Force where, among many other duties, he served as the service’s senior ethics advisor and Air Force legislative counsel. He retired from the Senior Executive Service in September 2016.