Mr. Andrew Tobin

Deputy Director, Ethics Office, USDA

Andrew Tobin is the Deputy Director of the Office of Ethics at the US Department of Agriculture, a position he has held since 2015. He also serves as the Department’s Alternate Designated Agency Ethics Official. In that capacity, he is responsible for implementing USDA’s ethics program throughout the Department and delivering ethics services to employees at all levels of USDA concerning advice, training, and guidance about compliance with conflict of interest and impartiality rules. He joined the Office of Ethics in 2008. Prior to entering Federal Service, Mr. Tobin worked at the Office of Bar Counsel in Washington DC, assisting in the prosecution of attorney ethics violations.

Mr. Tobin received his B.A. degree, cum laude, in American Studies from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT, and holds a J.D. degree from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. He is an active member of the Maryland State Bar. Born and raised in Massachusetts, he now lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and young son.


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