V. Andrew Cass



Drew Cass serves as firm-wide Assistant General Counsel, a member of the firm’s Compensation Committee, and is an ex-officio member 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.

Additional Experience




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)

Professional Presentations

  • Guest lecturer, UNLV Boyd School of Law, Topic: conflicts of interest, July 2020
  • Educational seminars to hospitals, insurance staff, and other clients
  • CLE seminars on insurance coverage, discovery, and other litigation and insurance topics


Arizona State University

Juris Doctor, 1984

University of Washington

Bachelor of Arts, 1980

Legal Experience

  • 2017 to present- Firm-wide Assistant General Counsel, member Management Committee (ex-officio), member Compensation Committee
  • 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.