Andrew (Drew) Goodwin is an experienced litigator who focuses the majority of his practice on representing plaintiffs in complex cases involving catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death—particularly matters involving commercial motor vehicles, insurance bad faith, traumatic brain injuries, and fires.
When Drew says he has extensive experience with matters involving commercial motor vehicle accidents, he means it. He has litigated trucking cases in more than 20 states, and he draws on that background to obtain superior results for his personal injury clients. An aggressive trial attorney who has handled everything from insurance coverage and bad faith to products liability and complex business disputes, Drew has a keen skill for maximizing the value of a case by convincing juries, judges, and opposing counsel of that value. As chair of the firm’s personal injury practice group, Drew has recovered millions of dollars for his clients, including numerous seven-figure results.
Drew also dedicates a portion of his practice to assisting individuals and businesses in the cannabis industry. Drew helps cannabis businesses navigate the complex regulatory framework for state and local cannabis business licensing. After licensing, he provides ongoing general business counsel and is a strong advocate for cannabis-related organizations facing litigation. Drew serves as an Adjunct Professor of Missouri Cannabis Law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
Drew’s clients love him because takes care of business. He will tell you what he can do for you and then get it done. It is as simple as that. Still yet, clients routinely remark that Drew exceeds all expectations.
Mr. Goodwin is licensed to practice in all state courts in Kansas and Missouri. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, and the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.
Mr. Goodwin received his juris doctorate cum laude from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law in 2012. While attending law school, he served as a judicial intern and a teaching assistant in UMKC’s Legal Research and Writing Program. Mr. Goodwin was also a member of the ABA Negotiation Team, the Moot Court Executive Board, and the UMKC Law Review. Mr. Goodwin graduated from University of Missouri – Kansas City with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 2008.
Before joining Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC, Mr. Goodwin was a litigation partner with the Kansas City firm Seigfreid Bingham, P.C., where his practice focused on cases involving complex and catastrophic loss, including commercial motor vehicle accidents. Mr. Goodwin serves as an Adjunct Professor for the University Of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, where he teaches Missouri Cannabis Law.
Mr. Goodwin is a member of MoCannTrade and the National Cannabis Industry Association. He also serves on the Board of After Action Network, a veterans’ non-profit organization.
Mr. Goodwin is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.