Lee McGraw Brewer is Of Counsel to our growing team. An attorney for more than 33 years, Ms. Brewer is a specialist in all aspects of Surety and Fidelity Law and oversees the firm’s new office in Columbus, Ohio. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio and admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio and the Eastern District of Michigan. Ms. Brewer is also a panelist for the American Arbitration Association Panel of Construction and Consumer Arbitrators.
Ms. Brewer is a member of the American Bar Association, Tort and Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee (“FSLC”), where she serves as a Vice-Chair, and Forum on the Construction Industry Section, the Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association and Surety Association of Ohio. Ms. Brewer is a former member of the National Bond Claims Association, where she served as a past Director. She also served on the board of the Surety Association of Ohio.
Ms. Brewer has frequently appeared as a speaker, has written multiple articles, chapters on Fidelity and Surety law topics and served as a co-editor of the recent publication by the American Bar Association, “Arbitration and the Surety”.
Prior to joining Lipson Neilson, Ms. Brewer has handled claims in-house for multiple sureties, served as a partner in a fidelity and surety consulting firm, and has spent more than 20 years in private practice as an attorney.