Andrew F. Gann Jr. Associate

Drew is a litigator, focusing primarily on high-stakes products liability, environmental, and mass tort litigation. He has significant experience with multidistrict (MDL) litigation matters and advising clients on punitive damages. He also has defended against contract- and negligence-based recovery actions.

Drew has experience in all phases of litigation at the trial and appellate levels, including briefing discovery motions, motions in limine, and dispositive motions in both state and federal courts. He has taken numerous depositions and has international arbitration experience. He also has experience working with medical and scientific issues and working with subject matter experts in the course of product liability litigation matters.

Before joining McGuireWoods, Drew served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and to the Honorable Norman K. Moon of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia. While in law school, Drew served on the Editorial Board for the Virginia Law Review and as the Articles Editor for the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law.

  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, Order of the Coif, Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, Articles Editor, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, 2015
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, BA, Political Science (Legal Studies), minor in Sociology, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2012
  • Co-author, "A Class Action Defense Gift From Frank V. Gaos," Law360 Expert Analysis, May 3, 2019
  • Author, United States: Product Liability, The Legal 500: Product Liability Country Comparative Guide, April 2019
  • Co-Author, Staying True to the False Claims Act – Why the Government Is an Unexplored Prime Vehicle to Dismiss Cases, 48 U. MEM. L. REV. (2017), June 1, 2017
  • Author, The Limitation of Labor Preemption: Survivability of Contract Rights During Employer Lockouts, 27 MARQ. SPORTS L. REV. 397 (2017), January 1, 2017
  • Author, Note, Prenuptial Agreements and Fraud on the Widow’s Share: A Look at Virginia’s Law on Premarital Agreement Enforcement at Death, 23 VA. J. SOC. POL’Y & L. 231 (2016), January 1, 2016
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
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