Andrew Leiendecker represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts. Andrew represents and counsels clients in a variety of industries and proceedings, including business torts, contractual disputes, investigations, and civil and criminal appeals. His practice involves many aspects of litigation, and he has drafted numerous dispositive motions and briefs at the district and appellate levels.
Andrew maintains an active pro bono practice, primarily focusing on appellate representation in federal and state courts. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he teaches the National Moot Court program, and in 2020 received the Stanley V. Kinyon Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award.
Andrew served as a law clerk at the Minnesota Supreme Court prior to joining Jones Day and is a board member of the Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society.
- University of Minnesota (J.D. summa cum laude 2017; Order of the Coif; Student Body President, 2016-2017; Lockhart Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Leadership, and Service; Mondale Hall Engagement Award; National Moot Court); American University (B.A. cum laude 2014; University Honors; Dean's List); London School of Economics and Political Science (The General Course, 2012-2013)
- Minnesota, U.S. District Courts for the District of Minnesota and Eastern District of Wisconsin, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
- Intern to Congressman Ron Kind, United States House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. (2013)
- Law Clerk to Justice David L. Lillehaug, Minnesota Supreme Court (2017-2018)