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Drew M. Widders



Location: Sacramento, California

Phone: 916-442-2777

Fax: 916-442-4118

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About Drew


Dedicated to justice, committed to excellence, and focused on your rights, Drew M. Widders has been more than just a trial lawyer for more than 17 years. He's a staunch advocate for his clients, ensuring their voices are heard, and their rights are protected in Northern California. If you are ready to discuss your case, reach out today for a personalized consultation to explore how Drew can help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Education and Early Career


After earning a Political Science degree and a Health and Life Science minor from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Drew relocated to Sacramento in 2003 to attend McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific. He honed his legal skills as a clerk at the Tronvig Law Firm and Wilcoxen Callaham LLP before being admitted to the California Bar in 2006. Since then, Drew has committed his career to advocating for his client's best interests, achieving numerous favorable verdicts and settlements.

Career Highlights


Trial and Settlements: Successfully tried numerous cases to verdict and secured multiple multi-million-dollar settlements.

Appellate Work: Drew has handled numerous appellate court cases, including drafting the brief for Whitlow v. Rideout Memorial Hospital, 237 Cal.App.4th 631, a decision that held that a hospital can be accountable for the actions of an independent contractor emergency room physician when it fails to provide adequate notice of the employment status.

Lien Issues: Drew regularly assists other attorneys in handling complex lien issues. This includes handling several appeals cases on complex lien issues. Drew has worked to save clients millions of dollars in liens asserted against their recoveries. For example, Drew convinced a Court to eliminate a $1.6 million lien claimed by a self-funded ERISA Health Plan, demonstrating a deep understanding of intricate understanding of complex lien issues in legal cases.


Legal Philosophy


Drew believes in a client-centered approach, ensuring each client receives personalized legal counsel tailored to their unique circumstances. He is relentless in pursuit of justice and uses his extensive knowledge and experience to advocate for clients in and out of the courtroom.

Professional and Community Involvement


Board of Directors of the Capital City Trial Lawyers Association.

Community Service: Active participant in local legal aid initiatives and provides pro bono services to those in need.

Professional Affiliation


  • State Bar of California

  • Sacramento County Bar Association

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

  • Consumer Attorneys of California

  • Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association

  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys

Areas of Practice


  • Personal Injury

  • Car Accidents

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Elder Abuse

  • Product Liability

  • Wrongful Death

Client Testimonials


“6 star review for Drew Widders: What a wonderful law firm. Very professional and trustworthy. I give it 6 stars and more. " – [Dr. Thomas Imperato]


5 stars - No other personal injury law firm could have handled our case as did Dan Wilcoxen and Drew Widders. They were able to successfully work through an abstinent opposition and resolve our case, exceeding our expectations. We truly appreciated the straight-forward, no BS approach while at the same time keeping up apprised of the status of our case throughout the proceedings. Their knowledge of the law is unparalleled, and with a friendly and courteous staff, this sets them apart from their competition, making them the last stop in legal representation. Thank you Dan and Drew! [Laura T.]


Drew Widders was “very professional and extremely thorough. I would use this office again.” [Lisa P.]


(Dan Wilcoxen & Drew Widders) Outstanding representation of our interest against an automobile mogul business.  Resolved our problem to our satisfaction. [Dr. Chin]


You (Drew Widders) truly made a difference in my experience with my cancer treatment.  By caring enough to take the time to review my medical documents and then providing an honest declination of my case WITH HEART was very touching. Even though the firm cannot take the case, your professionalism and demeanor will not be forgotten. [J.W.]


5 stars for Drew Widders and Neli - Excellent compassionate representation. I would not hesitate to recommend this firm. Neli (Drew Widders’ legal assistant) was extremely courteous and efficient, as well as charming. [Gillian R.]


5 stars for Drew Widders - Your team is sharp, attentive, and gentle with clients and the sensitive matters they bring for you to handle, while incredibly effective and yet collegial with opposing counsel. [Satisfied Customer]

Legal Publications


AAI & ChatGPT: A Word of Caution Based on Experience


Surprises in the ‘No Surprise Act’


Lessons Learned from a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Case


Don’t Miss the Secrets Behind Electronically Stored Information


Tips for Going Wireless in Court

Personal Life


Away from the office, Drew enjoys quality time with his family of 5 and retreats to his cabin near Tahoe, where he reconnects with nature and recharges.

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