Andrew Maher assists the firm in patent prosecution in areas related to chemistry and materials science. Andrew also assists the firm in freedom to operate and patentability analyses and with litigation support. Andrew serves clients both in industry and in academia in technology spaces that include energy storage, water treatment, gas separation, microfluidics, ultrasensitive assays and medical devices. 

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Andrew completed his doctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked under the supervision of Professor Daniel G. Nocera.  

Andrew’s doctoral research focused on the chemistry of small molecule activation and fuel formation, with a particular focus on reactions relevant to solar and biological energy conversion. Andrew applied synthetic, electrochemical and optical spectroscopic techniques to investigate the mechanisms of electrocatalytic and photocatalytic hydrogen generation by several classes of nickel and cobalt-containing complexes and materials.

  • Jurisprudence Award in Contracts, Suffolk University Law School
  • Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure, Suffolk University Law School 
  • Suffolk University Trustee Academic Scholarship
  • MIT Energy Initiative Eni Energy Fellowship (2011)

Rooting for Boston sports teams, running, playing tennis     


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Andrew Maher assists the firm in patent prosecution in areas related to chemistry and materials science. Andrew also assists the firm in freedom to operate and patentability analyses and with litigation support. Andrew serves clients both in industry and in academia in technology spaces that include energy storage, water treatment, gas separation, microfluidics, ultrasensitive assays and medical devices. 

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Andrew completed his doctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked under the supervision of Professor Daniel G. Nocera.  

Andrew’s doctoral research focused on the chemistry of small molecule activation and fuel formation, with a particular focus on reactions relevant to solar and biological energy conversion. Andrew applied synthetic, electrochemical and optical spectroscopic techniques to investigate the mechanisms of electrocatalytic and photocatalytic hydrogen generation by several classes of nickel and cobalt-containing complexes and materials.

  • Jurisprudence Award in Contracts, Suffolk University Law School
  • Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure, Suffolk University Law School 
  • Suffolk University Trustee Academic Scholarship
  • MIT Energy Initiative Eni Energy Fellowship (2011)



Rooting for Boston sports teams, running, playing tennis