Overview

Drew Campbell is former chair of Bricker Graydon’s Litigation group. He is also chair of the firm’s Class Action group. His practice includes complex commercial litigation, class action defense, insurance, energy, health care and fiduciary litigation. Drew regularly appears in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

His representation includes the defense of class claims asserting violations of premium tax collections laws in the Commonwealth of Kentucky; defense of class claims against a specialty financier arising from a shareholders derivative suit; defense of consumer class action challenging the business practices of a specialty lender; recovery of $5 million in damages for breach of an energy supply agreement; prosecution of fraud and contract claims against a California-based health care provider on behalf of a specialty financier; prosecution of an individual officer of a Texas-based company on behalf of a specialty financier; prosecution of contract and tort claims against an Illinois-based fiduciary trust institution; and defense of fraud and RICO claims asserted against a lender and lender’s officers in $30 million multi-state lender liability litigation involving the collapse of nursing homes in 13 states.

Drew was appointed as special litigation counsel for the estate of National Century Financial Enterprises, Inc., in connection with the collapse of NCFE’s $3 billion bond issuance and has been involved in numerous engagements on behalf of lenders and financiers located throughout the United States. He also served as a law clerk for Judge Joseph P. Kinneary for the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division.

Education

The Ohio State University (J.D., 1990) Editor-in-Chief, Ohio State Law Journal, 1989-1990

Boston University (B.F.A. with honors, 1981)

Distinctions

Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Banking and Finance), 2011–2023

Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Banking and Finance), 2014, 2020, 2022

Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers (Business Litigation; Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense), 2004–2005, 2007, 2015–2023

Recognized, ChambersUSA, Insurance - Band 2, 2023; Band 1, 2020–2022 and Litigation: General Commercial - Band 2, 2023; Band 4, 2018–2022; Band 3, 2008–2017

Listed, Top 50 Columbus, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2016

Listed, Super Lawyers Premier Corporate Counsel Edition, 2008

Professional Activities

Member, Board of Governors, Columbus Bar Association, 2018–2019

Served two terms on the Board of Trustees for Columbus Christmas in April (currently known as Rebuilding Together Central Ohio), providing warm, safe and dry housing for low income, disabled and elderly in Central Ohio

Co-founder and coordinator, the Vineyard Church of Columbus Legal Clinic providing pro bono legal services to the poor and indigent in Central Ohio

Served two terms on Board of Trustees of the Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra

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Drew H. Campbell

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  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215 -4291

Admissions

  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association
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