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Drew M. Hicks


Drew Hicks assists clients in litigation and dispute resolution by, among other things, advising clients on litigation risk management and cost issues.  Drew focuses his practice on representing public and private companies in a broad range of complex commercial litigation, including class actions, multidistrict litigation, arbitrations, mediations, and appellate matters on an national, regional, and local basis.  Drew’s diverse range of commercial litigation experience includes successfully representing clients in breach of contract claims, fiduciary duty claims, unfair competition claims, business torts, trademark infringement, financial services litigation, securities litigation, real estate disputes, and antitrust claims.

Drew serves as Chair of the Associates Committee at Keating Muething & Klekamp.

Representative Matters

  • Represented large public company against claims for breach of partnership agreement, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duties, and unjust enrichment
  • Represented large public company against class action claims relating to alleged violations of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act
  • Represented large financial institution against price-fixing, tying and exclusive dealing class action claims related to payment cards and payment card transactions
  • Represented large financial institution against breach of contract claims relating to bank owned life insurance (BOLI) policies
  • Represented large financial institution in multiple class actions relating to overdraft fees
  • Represented large public company in union organizing campaign and civil RICO litigation
  • Represented private manufacturing company against claims for breach of real estate contract
  • Represented insurance company in large subrogation matter resulting from fire damage to insured’s property
  • Represented private greeting card company against claims for breach of asset purchase agreement
  • Represented private factoring company in action for breach of factoring agreement
  • Part of litigation team that prevented the enjoinment of Ohio election statutes on the eve of the 2004 presidential election

Awards & Recognitions

  • Named to Ohio Rising Stars, 2005-2016

Speaking Engagements


Mentioned & Quoted

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6565
FAX: (513) 579-6457

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Practice Areas

Blog Contributions

Bar & Court Admissions
  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2003; Law Review, Associate Member (2001-2002) Law Review, Business Manager (2002-2003)
  • B.A., Duke University, 1999