Senior Trial Attorney
Andrew Kornoff is a senior trial attorney with a wide spectrum of experience including class-action litigation, labor & employment and workers’ compensation.
Andrew’s current focus is defending wage & hour claims by single plaintiffs and class-actions, defending harassment and discrimination lawsuits predicated on violations in the California FEHA statute and Federal Law. He handles cases before all California Superior Courts, Federal District Courts, the California Labor Commissioner, California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Andrew advises and educates his clients in creating effective policies and procedures to prevent and defeat future labor & employment lawsuits.
Recent publications by Mr. Kornoff include an article in CLM Magazine, titles Recovery Beyond the Average, where he explains how workers’ compensation insurers can maximize their subrogation recoveries against third-parties. Andrew also regularly presents Continuing Legal Education seminars to lawyers and judges in the areas of legal ethics, professional responsibility, and employment law.
Honors and Awards
- Twice honored with the Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services.
- Honored with the Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution of legal services on behalf of the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
The American Inns of Court – Andrew is a current executive committee member of the Peter M. Elliott Inn of Court, Newport Beach.
Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, CA
California State University, Fullerton, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Finance
Andrew is a PADI-certified Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver who has enjoyed locations such as the Great Barrier Reef and our own local Catalina Island. Andrew also enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife and daughter.