The George Washington University Law School,
The George Washington University,
Thompson Coburn LLP
Summer Associate, 2016
Black Entertainment Television
Senior Content Clearance & Licensing Analyst, 2005-2016
Board Member, 2020
Illinois State Bar Association
Judicial Evaluation Committee representing LAGBAC, 2019-Present
Antonin Scalia Law School Equality Alliance
President and Founder, 2013-2014
Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
George Washington University Rugby Team Alumni Association
Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Association
Drew applies practical litigation strategies to resolve his client's disputes as efficiently as possible.
Drew represents clients in litigation matters involving products liability, breach of contract, trademark infringement, and insurance coverage claims. Drew has also defended claims arising under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, actively monitoring this developing area of law to incorporate the latest defense tactics into his clients' litigation strategies. His clients include biotech companies, major manufacturers, and entrepreneurs.
Drew is active in pro bono matters, volunteering to provide legal advice and guidance to artists and non-profit community organizations in the Chicago area.
Drew's prior experience includes in-house experience as a senior analyst in Black Entertainment Television's (BET) legal department. In that position, Drew managed the rights and clearances process for over 150 programs, researched rights issues, and negotiated content-related contracts including music licenses, talent deals, and vendor service agreements. Drew also provided investigative support to BET's litigation team in response to potential litigation.
From his years inside a major corporation, Drew learned the importance of adopting a client-centered, forward-thinking approach to resolving issues and anticipating future risks with the client's business objectives in mind. Drew's goal is to resolve disputes as soon as possible so his clients can move on to new business opportunities.
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