Andrea Mallarino

Andrea Mallarino

Minneapolis P +1 (612) 492-6982 F +1 (612) 340-2868


Andrea works with clients to help them navigate employment matters and find innovative ways to achieve their goals.

Andrea is an associate in Dorsey’s Labor & Employment practice group. Whether she is providing employment advice to clients, assisting them with transactions, or litigating on their behalf, she dedicates herself to understanding each individual client and their specific needs.

Through her pro bono work, Andrea assists members of marginalized communities and survivors of gender-based violence. Before coming to Dorsey, she worked for a non-profit victim services agency. She provided counseling, crisis-intervention services, and systems advocacy for survivors of sexual assault, domestic abuse, and human trafficking.

Education & Admissions

University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 2019),

  • With Distinction
  • William L. Boyd Public Service Award
  • Hancher-Finkbine Medallion Nomination
  • Managing Editor, Iowa Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 45
  • President, Hispanic & Latino Law Student Association

Iowa State University (B.A., Political Science and International Studies, 2011),

  • magna cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Cardinal Key Honor Society
  • Ross Talbot Outstanding Graduating Senior Award


  • Minnesota


  • English, Spanish


  • Iowa Supreme Court, Honorable Justice Christopher McDonald, 2019-2020
  • Iowa Supreme Court, Staff Clerk, 2020-2020

News & Resources

Legal Writings

  • Co-Author, Childhood Convicted: The Waiver of Iowa's Youth to the Adult Criminal Justice System, Campaign for Youth Justice (2018)


Pro Bono 100 Hours 2022    Contributed 50+ Pro Bono Hours in 2021

  • Contributed more than 100+ Challenge pro bono hours, 2022
  • Contributed more than 50+ Challenge pro bono hours, 2021

Diversity & Inclusion 50+ Hours 2021

  • Contributed more than 50+ Diversity hours, 2021
Andrea Mallarino