Julie Drewes Partner, Taft Law

Julie Drewes

Partner, Taft Law


Julie Drewes leads the Minneapolis real estate department for Taft, and she’s made it one of the firm’s most successful practice areas. A proven leader in her firm and the commercial real estate industry, she’s respected for her expertise in complex legal issues including multi-site franchise financing transactions and real estate loans. Known for her client-focused approach and willingness to adapt to changing business needs, she’s represented both lenders and borrowers in construction loan financing for office, industrial, retail, and condo projects throughout the country. A member of Taft Law’s participation committee, she recently worked on strategies to enhance office culture, with an eye toward growth of the firm.