DREW WEGNER joined CDQ in 2023. Drew is a trial and appellate litigator who represents individual and corporate clients in commercial and administrative matters in state and federal courts. He has litigated complex insurance recovery, antitrust, contract and civil rights cases, and is experienced in drafting dispositive motions and appeals. Drew has published numerous articles, including for the Oxford University Press and the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. Before entering private practice, Drew was a law clerk to Judge Daniel P. Collins of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and interned for Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Drew practices commercial litigation. Practice authorized pending admission under Rule 39(b). Supervision by Daniel P. Quigley, a member of the State Bar of Arizona.
Harvard Law School
J.D., May 2019
• Research Assistant, Criminal Procedure, Professor Jeannie Suk Gersen
• Teaching Assistant, Mediation, Professor David Hoffman
• Recipient, Dean’s Leadership Award
• Club Soccer
University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Politics, magna cum laude, Dec. 2014
• Research Assistant, Public Policy, Profs. Lorrie Frasure-Yokely & Darin DeWitt
• Men’s Rowing Team (Crew)
Atkinson, Matthew, Dewitt, Darin & Wegner, Drew, “How Conspiracy Theories Spread,” Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them. Ed., Joseph E. Uscinski, Oxford University Press (2018).
Brenner, Michael, Gersen, Jeannie Suk & Wegner, Drew, et al., “Opening the Black Box: Constitutional Dimensions of Predictive Algorithms in Criminal Justice,” Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review (Fall 2020).
Commenter, “Insurance Industry Awaits Impact as Regulators Grapple With Data Privacy,” Insurance News Net (June 15, 2022).
Wegner, Drew & Moura, Paul, “Bucking Trends, Courts Find Potential Coverage for COVID Related Business Interruption Loss,” JDSupra (July 8, 2022).
Wegner, Drew, et al., “California Supreme Court Boosts Policyholders Seeking Coverage for Privacy Class Actions,” Cooley Alert (Jan. 4, 2023).