Executive-In-Residence, Energy Policy Center, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Andrew Thomas is an executive-in-residence in the Levin College of Urban Affairs of Cleveland State University, where he leads research for the Energy Policy Center. He is adjunct to the Cleveland Marshall School of Law, where he teaches courses in energy law and policy. Thomas has been teaching intensive short courses in oil and gas contracts since 1997 at various venues around the world. He also writes a regular column in Crain's Ohio Shale & Energy Report. Prior to coming to CSU in 2008, Thomas was an oil and gas lawyer in private practice in New Orleans, Louisiana, and a geophysicist with Shell Oil Company. He received his J.D. from Loyola University, where he was editor of the law review. Thomas is of counsel to the Cleveland, Ohio-based law firm of Meyers, Roman, Friedberg and Lewis.