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Gregory T. Lewis

Associate
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Gregory Lewis is an associate in the firm's Los Angeles office. Mr. Lewis is a member of the firm’s complex commercial litigation and disputes and global ethical supply chain practice groups. His experience includes labor and employment litigation, class action defense, intellectual property litigation, construction litigation, and securities litigation. Mr. Lewis has written on developments in labor and employment law; issues associated with human trafficking, forced labor, and child labor in companies’ global supply chains; and the similarities and differences in trade secret protection laws across various international jurisdictions.

Mr. Lewis also maintains an active pro bono practice. His experience includes representing clients in asylum and anti-human trafficking cases, and he serves as a member of the firm’s global Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative working group.

Professional Background

During law school, Mr. Lewis served as a judicial extern at the California Court of Appeals for the Honorable Tricia A. Bigelow, Presiding Justice of the Second District Court of Appeal, Division Eight. Mr. Lewis has also served as a judicial extern for the Honourable Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire in the Court of Appeal/Constitutional Court of Uganda. Mr. Lewis was selected to participate in the SEC Honors Program, where he worked for the Securities & Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. as an extern in the Adjudications Division of the Office of General Counsel. He also worked in the law school’s Academic Success Program for two years as a teaching fellow for first-year law students.

As a law student, Mr. Lewis actively participated in Pepperdine University School of Law’s Sudreau Global Justice Program. He traveled twice to Uganda to help the Ugandan judiciary implement structural reforms to the nation’s legal system. He assisted with launching plea bargaining systems in prisons throughout the country, training legal stakeholders in anti-human trafficking procedures, and developing the nation’s appellate mediation program. He also served in Pepperdine’s inaugural Disaster Relief Clinic, helping victims of Hurricane Harvey and the Thomas fires submit their applications for disaster relief assistance to FEMA.

Mr. Lewis was a summer associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office in 2017.

Achievements

  • Moot Court—National Moot Court Competition: Region 15 Champion, Best Brief (2017); Armand Arabian Advocacy Tournament: Quarterfinalist (2017); Semifinalist (2016)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Torts and Constitutional Law
  • The Pepperdine Award
  • Faculty Scholars Award

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Global Pro Bono Bar Association
  • Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles
  • Frequent judge at various Moot Court competitions, including the Armand Arabian Advocacy Tournament

Additional Information

Mr. Lewis and his wife, who is also an attorney, regularly travel to Uganda and use their legal experience to help the Ugandan judiciary implement its plea bargaining system and other structural reforms. They also actively participate in their church and serve with various ministries and volunteer organizations. Mr. Lewis enjoys staying physically active, and he especially loves competing in slow-pitch softball, Ultimate Frisbee, and basketball. He also enjoys reading, wildlife photography, and baking desserts.