Drew is a Senior Counsel and Co-Head of the Employment Law Practice at Dorf & Nelson. After more than thirty years of practicing in labor and employment law, Drew has experience in virtually every facet of workplace interactions. He is a pragmatic, responsive and efficient resource in avoiding and resolving workplace disagreements relating to discharge and discipline, discrimination, harassment, wages and hours, benefits, leaves, accommodations, retaliation, employment contracts, shareholder agreements and unfair competition.
Drew has successfully tried cases in federal and state courts, in arbitration and before administrative agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board and the New York State Division of Human Rights. He also adds value through day-to-day counseling on workplace management and administration, investigating harassment and other employment related complaints, auditing practices and policies to assure compliance with the myriad laws and regulations, and drafting contracts and policies to achieve desired results and avoid liabilities.
Drew is counsel of record in dozens of reported decisions. His notable successes include cases enforcing arbitration agreements, establishing an employer’s right to hire and retain strike replacements, delineating minimum pleading standards for overtime claims, enforcing the theory of inevitable disclosure to prevent a competitor from hiring a former employee; and granting summary judgment in a nation-wide misclassification class action.
Drew graduated from the State University of New York, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and received his Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law, cum laude. He is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey.
New York Bar Association Labor Section Committee Chair and Member American, New York State, Westchester County and White Plains Bar Association.
Awarded, AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell