Drew W. Colby

Drew W. Colby

Drew W. Colby


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  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1986

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A., cum laude, 1983

Bar Memberships & Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, 1987

Drew, Co-Chair of the Construction Group, focuses his practice on drafting and negotiating construction contracts and resolving payment and performance issues.  He represents owners, contractors, and suppliers on public, commercial, and residential projects.


  • AV® Preeminent Rated from Martindale-Hubbell, highest possible rating on both legal ability and ethics based upon the confidential opinion of peers and judges

Representative Publications

Representative Speaking Engagements

  • "How can our construction team help you negotiate contracts or resolve payment & performance issues?" (video)
  • “Getting Profitable Jobs and Getting Paid”
    MetroWest Chapter of Boston Society of Architects
  • “How to Keep Your Company Out of Trouble”
    Architectural Woodworkers Institute
  • “Dirty Dozen Contract Terms”
    Surety Presentation 2014
  • “Construction Lending, What You Need to Know”
    presented at numerous financial institutions, 2014
  • “Building Code Violations”
    Lorman educational services, 2006 - Present

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Veterans Inc.
    • Volunteer assisting Veterans transition from military to civilian life

Our approach to the practice of law provides a broad range of expertise to our clients Practice Areas


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