Jonathon D. Drews

Associate

Jonathon focuses his practice on representing financial institutions, investment advisers, and broker-dealers in litigation matters. His securities practice involves handling both customer and industry disputes; regulatory matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), and state securities commissions; as well as regulatory investigations and disputes. He also has experience in defending clients in a variety of professional malpractice claims and alleged violations of consumer protection laws.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    (B.A., 2011)

  • The John Marshall Law School (Chicago)

    (J.D., 2014)

Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Defense of FINRA, SEC, and state investigations and enforcement actions involving allegations of sales practice violations, including unsuitable recommendations, churning, misrepresentations, unauthorized trading, and supervision.
  • Defense of customer complaints and arbitrations of all varieties.
  • Defense of professionals and corporations in both state and federal court litigation.

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association of Chicago
  • Asian American Bar Association of Chicago

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • LIFT Chicago (Associate Board Member, 2017)
  • The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (2013-2015)