Andy Schermerhorn

Andy Schermerhorn, attorney

Andy Schermerhorn graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law in 2009 where he was a member of the Order of Barristers, a member of the National Moot Court Team, and a member of the Law Review.  While in law school, Andy served as an intern for the Honorable Sandra Midkiff, 16th Judicial Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, and for the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Missouri, Kansas City.  He is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.   He is licensed to practice in the States of Missouri and Kansas and has been admitted Pro Hoc Vice in the states of Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland, California and New York.

Andy has served as co-lead class counsel in numerous class actions since joining The Klamann Law Firm in 2009. He successfully argued for the certification of a Missouri state-wide insurance class action and won the certification of a Kansas state-wide product defect class action. In addition to his success in achieving class certification, Andy has also negotiated and managed the settlement of numerous state and federal class actions. Andy was also lead in obtaining the first order finding that former NFL Players’ concussion-related claims are not preempted by various collective bargaining agreements. In 2017, Andy, alongside John Klamann and others, won a $60 million verdict in a breach of contract case in the State of New York.

In addition to his practice at The Klamann Law Firm, Andy has been a member of board of the Jackson County Law Library since January, 2012  and has served as a member of the board of KC Legal since February 2012. He is also currently working on a Handbook of Complex Litigation and assists in teaching Complex Litigation at the UMKC Law School.

Andy grew up in St. Joseph, Missouri. He and his husband Jack now live in Leawood, Kansas.

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