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Jeffrey Lewis

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Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Rolling Hills Estates, CA

Jeff Lewis Law
827 Deep Valley Dr, Suite 209
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Phone: 800-775-2314
Fax: 310-872-5389
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009
Licensed in California Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Appellate, Business Litigation, Constitutional Law, Land Use/Zoning, Media and Advertising
Attorney Profile

Jeff Lewis represent individuals and businesses in civil litigation as well as appellate matters in Southern California and in land use matters in Palos Verdes, California

Certified by the State Bar of California as an appellate specialist, Mr. Lewis has successfully represented parties before the California Court of Appeal to challenge and defend hard fought judgments.

Mr. Lewis delivers unmatched legal counsel and representation in a number of practice areas in order to help his clients protect their rights and interests in the face of complex legal challenges.

In addition to maintaining a successful appellate practice, Mr. Lewis also provides exceptional advocacy during complex civil, commercial and litigation, and he has extensive experience dealing with matters related to CEQA and land use, anti-SLAPP and First Amendment issues, the Brown Act, and many other legal areas.

A 1992 graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Lewis attended Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996. That same year, The State Bar of California admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California and the Eastern District of Michigan, as well as before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 6th and 9th Circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Lewis is a member of numerous local and state bar associations, and he is a regular speaker on First Amendment and Malicious Prosecution matters.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Appellate
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 10%Constitutional Law
  • 10%Land Use/Zoning
  • 10%Media and Advertising
Focus Areas

Appeals, Defamation, Libel, Slander


12 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2009

Certificates and Credentials

About Jeffrey Lewis

First Admitted: 1996, California

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Traffic Commission Member (2005)
  • City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Planning Commission, Member (2006-2014)
  • City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Planning Commission, Chair (2009)
  • Loyola Law School Alumni Association Board of Governors, Member (2002-2005)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • The Yellow Submarine Steers Clear of U.S. Copyright Law: The Ninth Circuit Reexamines the Doctrine of Contributory Infringement, 18 LOY. L.A. INT’L & COMP. L.J. 371 (1996)
  • 2001 Decisions Altering the Law of Malicious Prosecution, Orange County Lawyer (Mar. 2002)
  • Litigators Beware, Orange County Lawyer (Nov. 2004)
  • Malicious Prosecution Actions: Common Pitfalls and Practice Tips, Business Litigation Update, 2004
  • Healthcare Payor-Provider Disputes, Getting Paid: Managed Health Payor-Provider Disputes, 2005
  • From Blawgs to Instant Messaging: Proactive Legal Communication Evolves! Legal Tech West, 2005
  • Litigating the Malicious Prosecution Action, QDR Services, 2014
  • Legal Advice for New Businesses, Palos Verdes Chamber of Commerce, 2014
  • Technology in the Courtroom, California State Bar Criminal Law Section, 2015


Educational Background

  • U.C. Santa Barbara, B.A. Business Economics, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Orange County Bar Association Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee, 2003
  • Long Beach Bar Association Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee (2014-Present)
  • California
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court Central District of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member (2006 – Present)
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member (1999-Present)
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court Southern District of California
  • California Appellate Defense Counsel (2006 – 2016)
  • Orange County Bar Association Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee (2003-Present)
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Specialist in Appellate Law The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2011

Industry Groups

  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Jeffrey Lewis

827 Deep Valley Dr
Suite 209
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Phone: 800-775-2314

Fax: 310-872-5389

Last Updated: 6/28/2022

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