Andrew E. Underkofler

Andrew E. Underkofler

Senior Associate / Jacksonville

Andy Underkofler's practice is focused on representing businesses in all manner of employment law issues.

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Andy was an associate in the Jacksonville, Florida, offices of two international general services law firms, focusing his practice on commercial litigation. Andy is actively involved in the Jacksonville legal and professional community. He is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and the ImpactJAX Public Policy Committee. Andy was also an Associate member of the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court for 2018–2019.

While earning his J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law, Andy was a member of the Trial Advocacy Team and a winner of the 2016 Cavalier Classic mock trial competition. He also served as the Chairman of the University of Virginia Student Bar Association Building and Grounds Committee, a member of the Law and Business Society, and completed the Law and Business Program.

Andy earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, where he was inducted into Florida Blue Key, completed the Honors Program and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service Public Leadership Minor, served as the Secretary of Student Affairs and Services for the university’s student government, and served on the university’s Land Use and Facilities Planning Committee.

Representative Experience
  • Defended a publicly-traded company in a $500 million securities dispute. 
  • Represented an international chemical company in a $100 million construction dispute.
  • Achieved dismissal for a non-profit organization in a race and national original discrimination suit.
  • Represented a national food producer in a dispute with its suppliers and a related coverage dispute with its insurers.
  • Achieved dismissal for a Fortune 500 company’s subsidiary in federal court.