Andrea C. Ferster

Attorney at Law

"A relentless advocate," Andrea Ferster has been practicing law in D.C. for over 30 years, focusing on environmental and historic preservation litigation and tax exempt organizations.

Our law offices

Established in 1992, the Law Offices of Andrea Ferster focuses on environmental and historic preservation litigation and advocacy, and nonprofit tax and corporate matters.

Our Focus

  • Federal environmental and historic preservation laws litigation and advocacy relating to highways and other federally-assisted development projects.
  • Advocacy before D.C. and New York courts and agencies on zoning, historic preservation, and environmental impact issues.
  • Nonprofit law providing a range of advice and assistance on nonprofit tax and corporate matters.
  • Trails legal advice and representation on trail issues.
Frank J Wood Bridge in Brunswick, Maine - Photo credit: Penninah Graham

Andrea C. Ferster

Andrea C. Ferster is an attorney in private practice in Washington, D.C. and New York. Her law practice focuses on litigation to enforce federal environmental and historic preservation laws, transportation advocacy, tax exempt organizations, enforcement of local zoning and land use ordinances, and trail and greenway planning.

She has lectured frequently on historic preservation law and serves as General Counsel to the Rails to Trails Conservancy. She received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in 1979 and her J.D. from the George Washington University National Law Center in 1984.


Phone: (202) 974-5142


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