Dean Drew

Dean Drew

dd@snlegal.com

Mr. Drew is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. Mr. Drew’s practice is focused primarily in the area of commercial litigation. Mr. Drew received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with an emphasis in Economic Development from the University of Mississippi. Mr. Drew received his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas, where he was a part of the Student Bar Association and served as the Association’s mentor chair and social chair. Mr. Drew was one of four finalists in the St. Mary School of Law’s annual Wayne and Maxine Scott Negotiations Competition.

As an attorney, Mr. Drew has provided representation in a wide array of litigation matters, including:

  1. representation of managing members of limited liability companies in defense of claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, fraudulent inducement, and conspiracy, involving misappropriation of company funds;
  2. representation of general contractors, in the successful defense of wrongful death, premises liability, and negligence action, that resulted in the pre-trial dismissal;
  3. representation of a city and its commercial developer in the successful defense of claims for misappropriation of tax increment funding based upon the affirmative defense of governmental immunity; and
  4. representation of the managing member and affiliated entities in defense of breach of contract; fraud; fraudulent inducement; and breach of fiduciary duty claims by Plaintiff and Derivative Plaintiff, which resulted pre-trial dismissal of certain claims through summary judgment.

Mr. Drew is a member of the Texas Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Dallas Asian American Bar Association

Prior to pursuing a career in law, Mr. Drew worked in the agricultural chemical industry for Hangzhou Gilmore Chemical Co., which is a subsidiary of Gilmore M&D Inc. Mr. Drew was able to utilize his oral fluency in Mandarin Chinese to assist in coordinating the procurement of agrochemicals between the parent company and Chinese suppliers.