Peter Andrews

Chief Counsel of Legal Services

Peter J. Andrews is the Chief Legal Counsel of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), the nation’s 9th largest transit system which includes heavy rail, light rail, bus and paratransit services.

Mr. Andrews joined the Authority in 2021. He is responsible for the oversight of an internal team of attorneys as well as a variety of outside counsel that provide legal services to the Authority.  The Office of Risk Management also reports to Mr. Andrews.

Prior to joining MARTA, Mr. Andrews was Of Counsel at Greenberg Traurig, LLP where he was a member of the Business Litigation Team and the Public Finance and Infrastructure Team. Mr. Andrews represented public and private clients in areas of government law, state and local government contracts and procurement, public transportation, public-private partnerships, request for proposal (RFP) compliance, and public finance. Additionally, as a member of the litigation team, Mr. Andrews provided litigation support and counsel to both government and private entities on complex commercial litigation matters. Before joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP Mr. Andrews was a member of the city of Atlanta Department of Law where he held multiple position over the course of nearly 10 years including Deputy of the Commercial Transactions team, Deputy of the Aviation team and Interim City Attorney.   

Mr. Andrews has a Juris Doctor Degree from Western New England College of Law in Springfield, MA; a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Delaware State University in Dover, DE; and an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Massasoit Community College in Brockton, MA.

Mr. Andrews is a member of the Georgia Bar.

Contact Information

Peter Andrews

  • Email:  pandrews@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Phone: 404-848-4246
  • Department Administrator: Sharon Dunn (404-848-4625) 
    Risk Management: Call 404-848-4521 for calls related to claims, accidents, and incidents