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Hon. Timothy K. Lewis Selected as the Best Lawyers Arbitration “Lawyer of the Year” in Washington, D.C.

On September 29, 2014 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is proud to congratulate the Honorable Timothy K. Lewis for his recognition as Best LawyersLawyer of the Year” in arbitration for the Washington, D.C. region. This award, which honors professionalism, integrity and expertise in handling complex matters, is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area in a particular city.

Judge Lewis, a former judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, has a national and international ADR practice involving many of the largest corporations in the world. He also has an active trial and appellate practice. He is a fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators; a Board and Executive Committee member of the American Arbitration Association, which presented him its “Outstanding Director Award” for 2010; a past Board and Executive Committee member of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR); a member of the Board of the Georgetown Supreme Court Institute; and an honorary fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Judge Lewis is the co-chair of Schnader’s ADR Practice Group and the past co-chair of Schnader’s Appellate Practice Group.

Judge Lewis has taught courses on advocacy, adjudication and ADR throughout the United States and has helped train lawyers and judges in mediation techniques in Europe. He has authored numerous articles on subjects ranging from the death penalty to judicial reform to dispute resolution and appellate advocacy, and has testified before Congress in connection with Guantanamo detainees and judicial nominations. Among his civic activities, Judge Lewis has served on the Boards of the Constitution Project in Washington, D.C., the Imani Christian Academy in Pittsburgh, the Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution in Philadelphia, and the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Judge Lewis is an outspoken proponent for diversity within the legal profession, particularly in the ADR field, and a frequent guest TV and radio commentator on issues affecting human and constitutional rights.