V. Andrew Cass


  • location icon Seattle, WA
    1111 Third Avenue
    Suite 2700
    Seattle, WA 98101

Drew Cass serves as firm-wide Assistant General Counsel, co-chair of the firm’s national Healthcare Practice, member of the Executive Marketing and Compensation Committees, in addition to being a member (ex-officio) of the firm’s Management Committee, among other roles. From 1984 to 2016, Drew was engaged in a trial and appellate practice primarily in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith, medical malpractice, attorney malpractice, and catastrophic injury and wrongful death. Drew is the founder and was Managing Partner of the Lewis Brisbois' Las Vegas office from 2004 to 2012, and the founder and Managing Partner of the Lewis Brisbois' Seattle office from 2013 to 2016.

Legal Experience

  • 2017 to present- Firm-wide Assistant General Counsel, member Management Committee (ex-officio), member Compensation Committee, co-chair Healthcare Practice
  • 2013-2016-Managing Partner, Seattle office
  • 2004-2012- Managing Partner, Las Vegas office
  • 1984-2016- Trial and appellate practice in Arizona, Nevada, Washington primarily representing physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers in malpractice actions and state licensing board matters, attorneys in legal malpractice cases, and insurers in coverage and bad faith disputes.


Professional Presentations

  • Regularly provides educational seminars to hospitals, insurance staff, and other clients
  • Presented CLE seminars on insurance coverage, discovery, and other litigation and insurance topics


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Nevada
    • Washington




Awards & Honors

  • Nevada/Mountain States Super Lawyer for medical malpractice defense, 2007-2008, 2010-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell, "AV" Rating (highest rating for ethics and professionalism)


Arizona State University

Juris Doctor, 1984

University of Washington

Bachelor of Arts, 1980

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