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Biography

Drew Weber focuses his practice on corporate, real estate and local government law matters. His clients include local governments, individuals, and business entities of all sizes and in multiple industries. Drew's corporate practice includes corporate formation and organizational matters, employment law issues, business transactions, and general corporate representation. He currently serves as outside general counsel for a number of business entities. Representative business transactions include mergers and acquisitions, construction contracts, independent contractor agreements, and contracts for goods and services. 

Drew's real estate practice is primarily focused on real estate transactions and zoning and land use matters. He represents real estate developers, homeowner and commercial lot owners' associations, and individuals in the acquisition, development, financing, and leasing of various real estate assets. In addition, he has negotiated and drafted leases, easements, purchase contracts, financing documents, and other complex real estate transactional documents for residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Drew also has extensive experience representing clients before local governments to obtain zoning, land use, and subdivision approval. He is familiar with local governments throughout the St. Louis region. As a result, he possesses an ability to work with elected officials and local government agencies and to form and participate with the professional team of the client to further the client's goals.

Drew's local government law practice involves the general representation of municipalities and other political subdivisions in a variety of matters. He serves as counsel to municipal governing bodies, planning and zoning commissions, boards of adjustment, and other special commissions. Drew’s experience includes advising clients on issues of governance, negotiating and drafting complex real estate agreements and public works construction agreements with public and private entities, annexations, drafting and interpreting legislation, and the formation of special business districts such as community improvement districts and neighborhood improvement districts.

As a result of his extensive experience, Drew has presented seminars as a lecturer on various topics of interest for local governments, business associations, and other groups. Frequent topics include: real estate issues such as leasing, homeowner's associations, and financing public or private improvements; local government law issues; and business formation, contracts, and dissolution.

Practice Areas

  • General Municipal Representation
  • Special District Representation
  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions
  • Homeowners Association Representation
  • Land Use and Development
  • Business Formation and Corporate Law
  • Commercial and Public Finance
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Business Organizations
  • University of Missouri
    • B.A. Economics - 2008
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors: Chief Justice of Missouri Students Association Student Court
    • Honors: Recipient of Mizzou ‘39 Award for Outstanding Seniors

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Published Works

  • The Odd Couple: Interplay Between Homeowners Associations And Municipal Governments, Municipal League Review, March/April, 2018

Professional Associations

  • The American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • The St. Charles County Bar Associationn, President, 2019
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association
  • St. Louis Municipal Attorneys Association
  • SSM St. Joseph Health Center Advisory Committee, Chairman of the Board, 2018 to Present
  • St. Charles Association of Realtors—Commercial Division
  • Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Board, 2018
  • Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, Chairman of the Board, 2014
  • St. Charles Jaycees, President, 2017
  • Focus St. Louis, Emerging Leaders Program, 2013

Honors

  • Missouri Jaycees - Outstanding Young Missourian, 2020
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly - Top 100 St. Louisans You Should Know, 2018
  • St. Louis Small Business Monthly - Top St. Charles County People to Know to Succeed in Business, 2018
  • Streetscape Magazine - Beyond the Best, 2016