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Drew focuses his practice on insurance coverage, employment law and business litigation. He has litigated cases in state and federal court at both the trial and appellate levels.  Drew has represented clients in a broad range of settings, including mediation, arbitration and in administrative hearings and investigations. 

Drew’s insurance coverage experience includes both litigating complex insurance coverage disputes and providing general counsel for clients regarding their corporate insurance programs.  He has actively participated in the negotiation and drafting of complex coverage in place agreements, and he has assisted clients in their implementation.

Drew has counseled a range of clients in employment-related issues.  He has negotiated contracts for various professionals, including physicians and engineers; and advised employers with regard to corporate employment practices.  Drew’s employment litigation experience encompasses a broad range of employment topics, including discrimination, wage and hour violations and enforcement of non-competition agreements.  Drew has also represented employers with regard to complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and the Ohio Office of Unemployment Compensation. 

In addition to the specific areas listed above, Drew has litigated a number of general business disputes.  These include disputes over contracts, secured instruments and the defense of shareholder derivative suits. 

  • Biography

    Drew focuses his practice on insurance coverage, employment law and business litigation. He has litigated cases in state and federal court at both the trial and appellate levels.  Drew has represented clients in a broad range of settings, including mediation, arbitration and in administrative hearings and investigations. 

    Drew’s insurance coverage experience includes both litigating complex insurance coverage disputes and providing general counsel for clients regarding their corporate insurance programs.  He has actively participated in the negotiation and drafting of complex coverage in place agreements, and he has assisted clients in their implementation.

    Drew has counseled a range of clients in employment-related issues.  He has negotiated contracts for various professionals, including physicians and engineers; and advised employers with regard to corporate employment practices.  Drew’s employment litigation experience encompasses a broad range of employment topics, including discrimination, wage and hour violations and enforcement of non-competition agreements.  Drew has also represented employers with regard to complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and the Ohio Office of Unemployment Compensation. 

    In addition to the specific areas listed above, Drew has litigated a number of general business disputes.  These include disputes over contracts, secured instruments and the defense of shareholder derivative suits. 

  • Professional & Civic Activities
    • Wood County Bar Association, Member
    • Toledo Bar Association, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
    • Insurance Coverage Litigation Comittee, Member
    • Young Lawyers Division of the ABA Section of Litigation, Member
    • Ohio State Bar Foundation, Fellow and Member of 2011 Fellow Class
    • ABLE/LAWO Emerging Leaders' Council, Inaugural Member and Member of Steering Committee
    • Chase Elementary Mentor, 2007-2010
  • Articles & Presentations
    • "Buyer Beware: Insurance Coverage for Successor Entities After Closing," Ohio State Bar Association's Insurance Law CLE Program (October 16, 2018)
    • "Zombie Liabilities: Insurance Coverage for Successor Entities After Closing,"  co-speaker with Lucas M. Blower, Brouse McDowell Annual Insurance Coverage Conference, Independence, Ohio (October 11, 2018)
    • "Transfer of Insurance Rights Under Liability Policies as the Result of the Sale of a Business (Revisited)," American Bar Association's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 52, Issue 1; Additional Authors: Joseph P. Thacker, Stephen Brown, and Seymour Nayer (Fall 2016)
    • "The Heat Is On: Hot Topics In the World of Insurance," ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section's Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee annual CLE conference Phoenix, AZ; Panelist, Insurance Transfer in Asset Deals/Stock Deals.  (February 2016)
    • "Do Rights Transfer Under Occurrence-Based General Liability Policies After the Sale of a Business?," The Brief 53, Additonal Authors: Joseph Thacker, Brian D. Heskamp, and Nicholas J. Hammond (Fall 2011)
    • "The Devil Is in the Details: A Practical Overview of Notice, Tender and Reservation-of-Rights Letters," Moderator & co-author, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar, Tucson, AZ (March 2011)
  • Distinctions
    • Rising Stars™ through a peer- and achievement-based review conducted by the research team at Super Lawyers, a service of Thomson Reuters legal division — 2018-2019
    • Recognized attorney in Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law — 2018