Drew Palmer helps businesses operate in complex legal environments. His prior experience in the software and energy industries allows him to navigate the growing regulatory frameworks surrounding data privacy, information security and intellectual property.
Drew represents clients in high stakes commercial litigation, prosecutes his client’s rights with the United States Patent & Trademark Office and assists businesses traverse the intersections between technology and the law. Prior to attending law school, Drew worked in the software industry as a consultant, programmer and database administrator. This experience provided him with a detailed—in-the-trenches—perspective.
He also served as in-house counsel for a large, publicly-traded energy company, where he worked to improve the company’s technology procurement processes, advised on data privacy and intellectual property matters, developed sustainability reporting initiatives, and provided support for the company’s human resources, supply chain, engineering and information technology departments. His cross-discipline approach often serves to improve communication among stakeholders, which assists client’s in achieving their ultimate business objectives.
Drew graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2006, where he received the National Moot Court Competition Award, the College of Law Association Scholarship, the Legal Clinic Distinguished Student Award and the Pro Bono Award. He is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Additionally, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1996 from Brown University.