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Richard Lewis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated International Attorney in Stamford, CT

MHR Lewis (US) LLC
595 Summer St, 2nd Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: 203-884-6367
Fax: 203-648-9634
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 2004
Practice Areas: International, Business Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate, Business/Corporate
Attorney Profile

Attorney Richard Lewis is the founder of the MHR Lewis (U.S.) LLC law firm in Stamford, Connecticut. Licensed to practice in Connecticut, New York and Wyoming and with an additional law office in Berlin, Germany, Mr. Lewis provides exceptional counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the United States and all across the globe who have legal needs involving any of the following areas:

· Business law

· Domestic and international banking and finance

· Commercial and corporate transactions

· Commercial litigation

· Trust and wealth management preservation and planning

Over the course of his more than 16 years in practice, Mr. Lewis has achieved remarkable success assisting international and domestic clients with all their business and investment interests in the United States. Prior to establishing his own law firm, he spent more than 10 years working at another prominent legal practice in Stamford, where he gained invaluable insight and experience that help him deliver unmatched representation to those he serves.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Lewis has earned perennial designation from his peers, and his law firm has received numerous testimonials and referrals from its satisfied clients.

A 1998 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Lewis received his master's degree from the University of Chicago in 1999. He then attended the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he obtained his juris doctor degree in 2004. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut.

Practice Areas
  • 50%International
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Business/Corporate


4 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014

About Richard Lewis

First Admitted: 2004, Connecticut

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Educational Background

  • University of Chicago, A.M., 1999
  • B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, 1998

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Admitted to WY, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Admitted to NY, 2005
  • Admitted to CT, 2004
  • Connecticut Bar Association; Fairfield County Bar Association


  • Closed $13,500,000 refinance transaction in connection with commercial construction project, 2018


  • Obtained judgment against commercial loan guarantor in excess of $27,000,000 in connection with a deficiency judgment proceeding, 2018
  • Obtained court ordered discharges of multiple mechanic’s liens totaling more that $1,500,000 filed in connection with Stamford apartment building project, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Counsel for estate of where decedent was victim of homicide, including advising executor on all aspect of management of decedent’s businesses, litigation, and probate proceedings, 2019
  • Stamford Historical Society, Board Member

Industry Groups

  • and Succession Planning
  • Banking
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Estate
  • Family Offices
  • Hedge Funds
  • International Trust
  • Private Equity
  • Private Trust Companies
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Office Location for Richard Lewis

595 Summer St
2nd Floor
Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: 203-884-6367

Fax: 203-648-9634

Last Updated: 6/22/2022

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