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Marc R. Lewis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Lewis & Llewellyn LLP
601 Montgomery St, Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-868-3122
Fax: 415-390-2127
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (50%), General Litigation (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Marc R. Lewis is a partner with Lewis & Llewellyn LLP law firm in San Francisco, California. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 15 years of total legal experience, Mr. Lewis provides unmatched counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the Greater Bay region and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       General business litigation

·       General civil litigation

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Lewis has served as first chair in many jury trials in state and federal courts across his region, and he has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of his clients' rights and interests and helping them achieve the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Along with general business litigation, he has also advocated on behalf of sexual abuse victims throughout the United States, recovering millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Lewis has earned a Top 40 under 40 designation from The Daily Journal along with perennial recognition as among the top 100 trial lawyers in California. He has also received a listing in the 40 Under 40 Hot List from Benchmark Litigation as well as the organization's Ligation Star award. Moreover, he has received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo along with a lot of repeat business from his satisfied clients.

A 2000 summa cum laude graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Lewis obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law in 2004, where he served as senior editor of the UCLA Law Review. Early in his legal career, he served as deputy city attorney for the city and county of San Francisco.

A leader in his field, Mr. Lewis has served as moderator or panelist with a number of panels, committees and council for various legal organizations. He has several publications to his credit, and he has served as a teaching fellow at UCLA as well as researcher, editor and presenter of various speeches covering a wide range of legal topics.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Business Litigation
  • 50%General Litigation
Focus Areas



7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021

About Marc R. Lewis

First Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Panelist, “Mastering the Deposition: A Critical Skills Workshop,” Pincus Professional Education (April 2012, July 2013)
  • Researcher/Editor, Ripples of Hope, a history of American Civil Rights speeches (2003)
  • Teaching Fellow, Writing the President’s Words: Modern Presidential Rhetoric, UCLA (Spring 2004)
  • Presenter, Developments in Patent Law, Boalt Hall School of Law (September 2007); addressing the topic of forum selection in patent litigation and dispelling the myth that the Eastern District of Texas is the best venue for a patent plaintiff
  • Author, Lost in Probation: Contrasting the Treatment of Probationary Search Agreements in California and Federal Courts, 51 UCLA Law Review 1703 (2004); exploring the level of constitutional scrutiny afforded to probationers following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in United States v. Knights
  • Speaker, “Fighting Back: Seeking Justice in the U.S. Courtroom,” University of Oxford (October 2017)
  • Moderator, “Using Social Media As Evidence Before And During Trial,” Bar Association of San Francisco (January 28, 2012)
  • “Litigating California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute In Federal Court.” San Francisco Daily Journal, (May 1, 2012)
  • Panelist, “Working With In-House Counsel 101,” Bar Association of San Francisco Seminar (October 10, 2012)
  • Moderator, “Federal Court Boot Camp Conference,” Pincus Professional Education (May 2013, 2014, and 2015)
  • “How to Litigate a CFAA Civil Action After United States v. Nosal,” San Francisco Daily Journal, (December 12, 2012)
  • Panelist, “Superior Court Boot Camp Conference,” Pincus Professional Education (October 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015)
  • Moderator, “Consenting To Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction In Federal Court,” Federal Bar Association (September 3, 2014)
  • Panelist, “California Trial Evidence 2014,” Practicing Law Institute (October 20, 2014)
  • Moderator, The Brave New World Of Litigation, Bench Bar Conference, Bar Association of San Francisco (October 27, 2015)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Edward J. McFetridge Inn of Court
  • Chair, Litigation Section, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2012-2015

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member, Contra Costa Food Bank, 2017-present


  • Top 40 Under 40, Daily Journal, 2017
  • Included on the annual list of Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 California Lawyers, SuperLawyers, 2018

Educational Background

  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. summa cum laude, phi beta kappa
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Office Location for Marc R. Lewis

601 Montgomery St
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-868-3122

Fax: 415-390-2127

Last Updated: 12/31/2020

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