Andrew J. Rorvig

952.544.5501

Andy is a partner at the law firm of McEllistrem Fargione, P.A. and a graduate of the University of Minnesota (B.A. 2001) and William Mitchell College of Law (J.D. cum laude 2005). Andy is admitted to practice in both Minnesota and North Dakota. Prior to law school, Andy worked at the Minnesota State Senate and the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office. Andy has successfully tried jury trials in rural and urban counties throughout the great state of Minnesota, litigated an ERISA insurance subrogation case in Federal District Court, and continues to handle social security disability claims as part of his practice.

Since September of 2008, Andy has continuously served as an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. When not working, teaching, or lecturing, Andy spends time with his wife and two sons and continues to follow his beloved golden gopher football and basketball teams.  He also serves as one of the elected Directors of the Summit Hill Association Board as well as a Board Member of the Grand Avenue Business Association (GABA) in St. Paul.

 

Professional Accomplishments

  • Adjunct Law Professor – University of St. Thomas School of Law (2008-present)
  • SuperLawer - Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine (2015 - )
  • Rising Star – Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine (2011 - 2014)
  • AAA Arbitrator (2010-present)
  • Co-Editor, MN Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook, 5th Edition (2014)
  • Served as Speaker, Course Chair and Instructor at seminars for lawyers and insurance professionals:
    • Ramsey County Bar Association
    • Hennepin County Bar Association
    • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Kaplan Professional Schools
    • NBI

Publications

  • Medical Subrogation, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Law Deskbook, 5th Edition (2014) - current
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook, 4th Edition (2011)
  • Legal Responsibilities of Automobile Owners, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Law Deskbook, 4th Edition (2011) - current
  • Medical Subrogation Issues, Minnesota Motor Vehicle Law Deskbook, 4th Edition (2011) - current
  • Collateral Source Manual (2014) (mcfarg.com) - current

Professional Info

Education

  • University of Minnesota, B.A. (2001)
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D. (cum laude 2005)
  • Graduate, NITA National (2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota State Bar (2005) 
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota (2005)
  • North Dakota State Bar (2007)
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota (2014)

Professional Affiliations

  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association

Awards

  • Solon E. Summerfield Scholar (2001)
  • CALI Award (2003)
  • CALI Award (2004)
  • “Rising Star” (2011-2014) Mpls/St. Paul Magazine
  • SuperLawyer (2015-2016) Mpls/St. Paul Magazine