Andrew Ching began serving the City as City Manager in April 2013, following his appointment as Interim City Manager in January 2013. He served as the City Attorney from August 2006 to January 2013. Andrew started his career in the Tempe City Attorney’s Office as a volunteer in 1992, became a law clerk in 1993 and served as a contract attorney from 1995 to 1996. He left briefly from 1996 to 1998 to work in the Mesa City Prosecutor’s Office, where he was named Prosecutor of the Year in 1997.
Returning to the city, Andrew worked as Assistant City Attorney from 1998 to 2005, and was named Senior Assistant City Attorney in 2004. He left the city in 2005 to work as an associate at Phoenix firm Moyes Storey in the areas of civil litigation, land use litigation, zoning law and local government law.
Andrew was born in Tucson and raised in Tempe, and has been a Tempe resident for over 30 years. He received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in 1991 and earned a law degree from Arizona State University in 1994.