Jack Drews, Of Counsel

Jack Drews is a native Texan with over 22 years of experience in counseling and drafting legislation for members of the Texas Legislature and their staffs, serving as an attorney with the Texas Legislative Council.

Mr. Drews’ responsibilities with the Legislative Council concentrated in areas of general government law, such as the open meetings and public information law, administrative procedure law, laws and legal doctrines affecting state agencies, the appropriations process, sunset review, and the law of the Legislature. He also drafted or reviewed legislation in health and safety and local government policy. In  addition to drafting legislation for and advising members of the legislature and their staffs, Mr. Drews counseled staff of the Legislative Budget Board, the Sunset Advisory Commission, and the House and Senate parliamentarians.

Prior to joining the Texas Legislative Council, Mr. Drews spent seven years in private practice, where he focused on insurance and worker’s compensation law.

Mr. Drews received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Houston and his law degree with High Honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a Chancellor, member of the Texas Law Review and a Teaching Quizmaster.