Andrew Gnefkow

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Andrew Gnefkow is an attorney in Langdon & Emison’s mass tort division where he devotes his practice to representing clients in personal injury litigation on a national scale. He serves clients who have suffered serious injuries from defective medical devices, pharmaceutical drugs and other types of consumer products.

Andrew joined Langdon & Emison in 2020, bringing to the firm experience in class action and mass tort litigation as well as a strong background in medical research and instruction. Prior to joining the firm, Andrew served as a law clerk for the Honorable James Kanatzar in the 16th Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. He was also an award-winning university chemistry lecturer having taught Organic Chemistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he won the Apple Polishers Award for Excellence in Instruction.

Andrew is a former university researcher of pharmaceutical therapies and medical diagnostic devices funded by the Department of Defense. He has performed medical research for the Children’s Mercy Hospital Department of Bioethics (Kansas City, Mo.) and for multiple departments at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, including the Departments of Chemistry and Physics and the School of Law.

Andrew earned his juris doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he concentrated his research on copyright law and state laws mandating clean energy production. He also earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Kansas.

Andrew holds a Master of Science in Medical Physics and Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology; Chemistry; Mathematics and Statistics; and Physics from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Andrew is a licensed member of the Missouri Bar. A leader in the Kansas City community, Andrew also serves as a board member of Fostered Bridges, a nonprofit organization that aims to combat the challenges faced by children aging out of the foster care system.

Education

  • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
  • M.D., University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • M.S., Medical Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.S., Biology, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.S., Mathematics and Statistics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.S., Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Admissions

  • Missouri Bar, 2018

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Previous Employment

  • 16th Circuit Court of Jackson County (Mo.), 2018-2020, Judicial Law Clerk
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Chemistry, Lecturer