Andrew P. Tecson


P 312 855 4321 F 312 444 9027

Languages Spoken: German

Andrew Tecson is a Principal with Chuhak & Tecson who focuses his practice on corporate law, including legal considerations unique to not for profit and tax-exempt entities, corporate financing and bond issues, administrative law, and healthcare law relating to hospitals, physicians and continuing-care retirement communities.


Andy serves as counselor for senior management and boards of directors in additional industries such as churches, continuing medical education, manufacturing, domestic and international distribution, higher education and environmental services.

Andy has served on numerous boards, including the Cornerstone Foundation of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois, Community Care Options, Soli Deo Gloria, MacNeal Hospital, Chicago Health Systems, Inc. and The Paul Manz Institute.

He is a composer and jazz musician who plays tenor and soprano sax, and has five CDs to his credit. Andy leads the ChurchJazz ministry, which brings jazz to numerous churches, and he has appeared on many radio and television shows.

Andy currently serves as chair of the Website Committee and has been chair of Chuhak & Tecson’s Management and Compensation Committees. He has also been a member of the Technology Committee and served as the practice group leader of the firm’s Healthcare and Not for Profit & Mission-Based organization groups..

Imagination: Videos

Andy was honored as Outstanding Community Leader for his philanthropic work by Advocate Christ Medical Center at the Salute 2014 gala.

Andy, an accomplished jazz musician, received the 2012 Seeds of Hope Award from Wheat Ridge Ministries for his dedication to serving others through health, hope and healing.


The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1980
Northwestern University, B.A., 1977

Bar Admissions
Illinois, 1980

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1980

Memberships & Associations
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Illinois Super Lawyer (2009 – 2019)
  • Leading Lawyer (2004 – 2024)
  • Outstanding Community Leader, Advocate Christ Medical Center (2014)
  • Seeds of Hope Award, Wheat Ridge Ministries (2012)
  • Gutenberg Award, Chicago Bible Society (2008)
  • AV Rated on Martindale-Hubbell
  • Partner in Caring Award, Clarke (2018)
Community Involvement
  • One Night for Kanke Concert
  • Andy Tecson to help launch global malaria prevention initiative
  • Development Council, Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Heart and Vascular Institute Foundation Council, Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Chuhak & Tecson employees to support fundraising efforts for Clarke Cares Net for Net Project
  • Chuhak & Tecson employees donate to Clarke Cares Net for Net Project
Lectures/Speaking Engagements
  • Engaging Donors: Presentation to Midwest Conference of Association of Fund Raising Professionals (October 4, 2012)
  • Trends in Philanthropy: Presentation sponsored by Chicago Community Trust (June 19, 2012)
  • Engaging Your Donors and Board Members, Presentation to the Conference of Advancement Executives of Lutheran Colleges, Naples, Florida (January 7, 2013)
  • Your Role as a Board Member (January 16, 2013)
  • Critical IRS Issues for Not-for-Profit Organizations (January 23, 2013)
  • Harnessing the Power of Donors, Board Members and Social Entrepreneurship in the Age of Fiscal Austerity, Presentation to University of Chicago Board Fellows (May 15, 2013)
  • Preparing for the worst: Best Practices for Financial and Legal Risk Management Policies, University of Chicago Booth School of Business conference on not for profit board service (February 27, 2014)
  • Jazz and Leadership: How Principles of Improvisation Can Help Boards and Senior Management, University of Chicago Booth School of Business conference on not for profit board service (February 27, 2014)
  • National Practitioner Data Bank New Guidance: New Strategies: New Case Law
  • ABCs of NFPs
  • Managing Risk in Grantmaking

Andy Tecson works with a wide array of healthcare services providers and fully understands his clients’ core values and goals.

Andy Tecson immerses himself in the philosophy, mission and values of his healthcare clients, which allows him to take a comprehensive perspective when guiding them through the ever-changing regulatory climate.