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Drew Brandau is an associate at Lipe Lyons whose practice focuses on defending litigants in business and commercial disputes, breach of contract, and personal injury cases.

Prior to joining Lipe Lyons, Drew worked for a Southern Illinois firm where he represented clients in a variety of trucking defense, products liability, contract disputes and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience in preparing pre-trial motions and developing trial strategies for complex civil cases.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Product Liability
  • Transportation


Drew graduated from University of Illinois College of Law in 2020. He was Vice President of the American Constitution Society, Secretary of the Criminal Law Society and a Trial Team Member.

Drew graduated from Illinois State University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in History. While at ISU, he was on the Executive Board for Habitat for Humanity and the Students Ending Mental Illness Stigmas.

Bar Admissions

  • Mr. Brandau was admitted to the Illinois bar in January of 2021.

Professional Activities

Mr. Brandau serves as an active member in the following professional organizations:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms/Primerus Young Lawyers Section