Robert N. Drewry

Robert N. Drewry

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Mr. Drewry is an associate in the Labor and Employment Group. Prior to joining the firm, he was with the Office of the Attorney General in the Commonwealth of Virginia, where he represented state agencies and political subdivisions in administrative matters and civil litigation. He has experience with general governance matters, including compliance with the Freedom of Information Act and other Commonwealth required statutes, and administrative matters, including regulatory review and appeals.

Prior to graduating from the University of Richmond School of Law, Mr. Drewry was a Governor’s Fellow for Governor McAuliffe of Virginia and also served as a legal intern for the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.

Memberships & Activities

  • Member: Virginia Bar Association
  • Member: Young Professional Board, The Nature Conservancy (2018-present)
  • Member: University of Richmond Jepson Alumni Corp Board (2016-2019)


Client Alert: Congress Enacts New FMLA and Paid Sick Leave Requirements in Response to COVID-19

On March 18th, the U.S. Senate approved the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which was recently passed by the House of Representatives.  The legislation now awaits signature by the President.  Among a host of measures relating to health services and other forms of aid, the Act contains two new laws creating employee leave rights that will apply to a broad spectrum of employers.  Under the terms of the new statute, these employee leave provisions will take effect within 15 days of the law being enacted.  Below is brief overview of the key provisions of those two components of the Act.