Andrew Painter works in the Land Use and Zoning practice group of Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, & Walsh where he focuses on securing zoning entitlements across northern Virginia, including Arlington County, the City of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, the City of Fairfax, and the Town of Leesburg. Andrew advises clients on all aspects of the land entitlement process and real estate matters, and frequently appears before planning commissions, local governing bodies, and citizen organizations.
Prior to joining Walsh Colucci in 2007, Andrew worked for two members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, the County Administrator of Caroline County, Virginia, and former Virginia Governor (now U.S. Senator) Mark Warner. Andrew has spent much time traveling and writing about the region’s land development history and has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Richmond and the University of Mary Washington. Andrew is also the author of a 2018 book chronicling the history of the Virginia wine industry, Virginia Wine: Four Centuries of Change, published by George Mason University Press and distributed by the University of Virginia Press.
This February, Andrew returned as a BISNOW moderator for the 2024 Future of Reston and Herndon panel.