Andrew Smolik is an attorney in Polsinelli’s corporate and transactional practice who advises public and private clients on a wide range of business matters. Andrew’s practice centers on advising clients on business acquisitions and early stage investing. He focuses on helping clients identify new opportunities and solutions, anticipate and address challenges that a growing company encounters, and to identify available options to help guide clients toward the most successful legal decisions. 

Andrew’s background is based in commercial contract drafting and review, corporate governance and early stage financing. He began his career as a public servant in Governor Jay Nixon’s administration where he served as General Counsel to the Missouri Department of Economic Development and Senior Associate for Missouri Technology Corporation. This experience has provided him with valuable exposure to how government organizations confront the civil, criminal, and economic matters clients face daily. While serving as General Counsel, he oversaw the legal team of an executive branch agency responsible for the administration of incentive programs to encourage capital investment, job creation and real estate development.