Andrew McInnis

Civil Litigation

Drew is an associate attorney at Chase Bylenga Hulst, focusing his practice on civil litigation and business law.

Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Drew was a judicial law clerk for then-Chief Justice Markman of the Michigan Supreme Court.  While clerking for Justice Markman, Drew researched and wrote on a number of complex civil cases involving contract interpretation, property issues, no-fault disputes, and issues concerning the Michigan Court Rules of Civil Procedure.

In 2018, Drew graduated from the Michigan State University College of Law summa cum laude and second in his class out of 232 students.  During his time at MSU Law, Drew was a team finalist on three separate appellate moot court competitions, winning the Top Oralist award at the Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition and arguing before United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito at the Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition.  Drew was also a member of the Michigan State Law Review, earning publication for his case note Play Under Review: How the NLRB Failed to Protect Some of the Most Vulnerable Employees—College Athletes, 2018 Mich. St. L. Rev. 189 (2018).

Drew was born and raised in the Grand Rapids area, attending Calvin Christian High School and Grand Valley State University thereafter, graduating in 2015 with a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice.  Outside of work, Drew enjoys spending time at his cottage on Payne Lake, cheering on his favorite sports teams, and traveling the world.

Education

  • Michigan State Univeristy College of Law, Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude (2018)
  • Grand Valley State University, Bachelor of Science (2015)

Admissions

  • Michigan (2019)

Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan (2019)

Publications

  • Play Under Review: How the NLRB Failed to Protect Some of the Most Vulnerable Employees—College Athletes, 2018 Mich. St. L. Rev. 189 (2018).