E. Drew Britcher co-founded Britcher Leone and is based in the firm’s Glen Rock, NJ, office. Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, Britcher has successfully prosecuted or resolved hundreds of complex medical negligence, products liability and other personal injury claims and has served as either counsel of record or amicus counsel in more than 35 reported decisions of the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of New Jersey and New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division.
Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs for 2021, he was also named one of the top 10 attorneys for 2020 by New Jersey Super Lawyers, marking the sixth time that Britcher has been recognized among the Top Ten by New Jersey Super Lawyers. In 2020, New Jersey Super Lawyers also named him to the Top 100 for the 15th consecutive year, and he was also selected as one of Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in America.” AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Britcher has also been named among the “Best of Bergen” by 201 Magazine.
In addition, he has received numerous awards for his service to the American Association for Justice, as well as its New Jersey Chapter. In 2015, he was honored with a “Professional Lawyer of the Year” Award by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. An At-Large National Governor of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and 2019-2020 Executive Committee Member, he is a Past-President of the New Jersey Association for Justice, where he currently chairs its Amicus and Medical Malpractice Committees and has done so for over a decade. He also helped draft the language of New Jersey’s Patients First and Patient Safety Acts and is an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, as well as before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
He earned a J.D. from New York Law School and a B.A. from Rutgers College, where he has been inducted as a member of the Order of the Barristers and a Loyal Son, respectively.