Drew C. Piersall

Drew C. Piersall

Zashin & Rich

Recognized since 2021

Columbus, Ohio

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Drew Piersall is a member of the firm's Employment and Labor Groups and practices out of the firm's Columbus office. His practice focuses on equal employment opportunity, employment discrimination, retaliation, hostile work environment, and all other employment-related torts.

Prior to joining Zashin & Rich, Drew worked for the Employment Law Section of the Ohio Attorney General's Office for eight years. Drew rose through the ranks at the Attorney General's Office, attaining the position of Assistant Section Chief. In this role, Drew oversaw the Section's federal litigation docket and supervised twelve attorneys.

Drew has successfully defended clients before the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the State Personnel Board of Review, numerous state courts of appeals, as well as every federal courthouse in Ohio. Drew has successfully argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Drew presently serves as the Chairperson of the 2015–16 Labor and Employment Law Committee of the Columbus Bar Association.

In his free time, Drew enjoys spending time with his wife and young sons, playing basketball, running, and rooting for the Ohio State Buckeyes. While a student at Case Western Reserve University, Drew ran cross country and track. He has competed in numerous road races, including a marathon and several half marathons.

Contact & Links


  • The Huntington Bank Building, Suite 900
    17 South High Street
    Columbus, OH 43215


  • English


  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Zashin & Rich
Headquarters: Cleveland, Ohio

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Additional Areas of Practice:

  • Litigation - Municipal


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