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Andrew D. Parker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Parker Daniels Kibort LLC
888 Colwell Building, 123 North Third Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612-351-1499
Fax: 612-355-4101
Selected to Super Lawyers: 1998 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 1998 - 1999
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employer, Business Litigation, Appellate, Civil Rights, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
Attorney Profile

Attorney Andrew D. Parker is a partner with the Parker Daniels Kibort LLC law firm, which has offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Scottsdale, Arizona. Working from the firm's Minnesota location, Mr. Parker provides invaluable counsel, advocacy and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the Twin Cities region and across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Employment and labor law for employers
  • Business litigation
  • Civil rights litigation
  • Creditor and debtor rights for businesses
  • Appeals

After graduating cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics in 1983, Mr. Parker earned his master's degree from the University of Minnesota in 1988. That same year, he also obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School and his license to practice from the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Mr. Parker is also licensed to practice in Illinois, Indiana and Arizona as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, the Supreme Court of the United States and the U.S. Tax Court.

Throughout his career, Mr. Parker has earned a reputation as one of the nation's top trial attorneys, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. His status as one of the region's premier trial lawyers comes from his considerable success handling highly complex multimillion-dollar litigation matters for a variety of clients, including the state of Minnesota, the University of Minnesota, the City of Minneapolis and numerous businesses in various industries.

In addition to maintaining a successful litigation practice, Mr. Parker has also served on legislative staffs at both the federal and state levels, and he has served on many state commissions regarding public policy. He also helped establish the Minnesota Chapter of The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, where he also currently serves on the National Council. In addition, he is a member of the Cardozo Society, the Minneapolis Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and The Dakotas.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 10%Appellate
  • 10%Civil Rights
  • 10%Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Appeals, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination


25 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 1998 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 1998 - 1999

About Andrew D. Parker

First Admitted: 1988, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 40 Employment and Appellate Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Minnesota Super Lawyer, 1998 - 2018
  • Top 5% of Lawyers, 1998 - 2019

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Jewish Community Relations of Minnesota and The Dakotas
  • American Israel Public Affairs Committee, National Council
  • Co-Chair, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Minnesota Chapter, 2000 - 2005
  • Co-Founder, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Minnesota Chapter
  • Minneapolis Jewish Federation
  • Cardozo Society

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Minnesota
  • Indiana
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Illinois
  • Arizona
  • U.S. Tax Court

Educational Background

  • University of Minnesota, B.A. in Political Science and Economics, Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
  • Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, M.A., 1998

Industry Groups

  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Employer Associations
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Office Location for Andrew D. Parker

888 Colwell Building
123 North Third Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Phone: 612-351-1499

Fax: 612-355-4101

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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