Andrew D. Kinghorn

St. Louis

P 314-827-3939 F 314-827-3940


Andrew D. Kinghorn


Andrew D. Kinghorn is an associate in the St. Louis, Missouri office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice is dedicated to helping employers prevent and resolve workplace disputes with their employees.

Andrew partners with his clients to understand and help them achieve their business objectives while reducing risk and minimizing legal costs. This business-oriented approach has enabled him to serve as a trusted advisor to clients of all sizes. Andrew regularly provides workplace training, conducts investigations, and counsels employers on best practices and strategies to minimize their financial exposure or avoid litigation altogether.

Andrew also has significant experience in all stages of litigation. His practice includes representing employers before administrative agencies and the courts. He has skillfully tried cases in both federal and state courts, has helped employers resolve numerous cases on dispositive motions, and has guided his clients to successful outcomes before various appellate courts.

As an experienced trial attorney and litigator, Andrew is well-positioned to provide employers with advice tailored to the unique issues that may arise after a claim is filed. When an early resolution to a claim is desired by an employer, Andrew has used his experience to help his clients come to well-informed decisions and achieve out-of-court resolutions that are favorable to the employer’s goals and interests.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Andrew served as an assistant attorney general for the State of Missouri, where he was the lead attorney on numerous cases in the office’s Civil Litigation Division. He handled matters on behalf of state agencies and managerial employees in the areas of employment and labor law, contract law, and constitutional law, among others. He was also a key member of the office’s Missouri Human Rights Act Task Force, handling some of the office's most complex and high-value cases.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Affton-Lemay Chamber of Commerce (April 2022–present)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • 2023 Pro Bono Panel for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois (March 2023–March 2024)
  • i9 Sports – Greater St. Louis County, Volunteer Youth Baseball Coach (July 2022–present)
  • Student Writers Studio, Board Member and Tutor (April 2019–present)


  • “Arbitration: Case Law Roundup and Legislative Developments,” Missouri Bar 2022 Annual Labor & Employment Law Symposium (Kansas City, Missouri, November 2022) (Presenter)
  • “Facts or Fibs: How to Spot them in an Internal Investigation,” Managing Your Workforce Seminar (St. Charles, Missouri, October 2019) (Presenter)