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Andrew (Andy) Boling

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Andrew J. Boling was one of 263 employment lawyers worldwide included in “An International Who’s Who of Management Labor & Employer Lawyers” in 1999 — and in each subsequent edition. Since 2001, he has been ranked by Euromoney Magazine among the world’s leading experts in employment law. Mr. Boling represents employers and management in various cross-border employment and labor matters. Likewise, he has represented companies in litigation, involving state and federal employment discrimination laws, wrongful discharge, individual employment contracts, employee disloyalty, compensation and commission disputes, and work-related tort claims. Mr. Boling has also written and lectured extensively on employment law issues.

Practice Focus

Mr. Boling helps companies implement global work force reductions and collective redundancies, as well as prepare cross-border employment and assignment agreements, performance management systems, global codes of conduct and corporate social responsibility programs. He has also handled hundreds of lawsuits and administrative proceedings throughout the United States, including the states of Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois~United States (2014)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit~United States (1996)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit~United States (1988)
  • Trial Bar of U.S. District Court~United States (1987)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois~United States (1984)
  • Illinois~United States (1984)
  • Illinois Supreme Court~United States (1984)


  • University of Illinois College of Law (J.D.) (1984)
  • Augustana College (B.A. magna cum laude) (1980)


  • English