William B. Lewis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Morgan & Morgan PA
 | 515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 2125
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-227-5858
Fax: 561-227-5859
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (70%),
  • Securities Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

As an attorney with the Morgan & Morgan Business Trial Group, William B. Lewis provides dedicated legal guidance to people throughout West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and South Florida. He focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation, generally handling disputes involving contracts, employment, real estate, securities, and business torts, as well as shareholder derivative actions.

Mr. Lewis graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University. He then worked at a hedge fund before earning a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, from which he also graduated cum laude, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business. Afterward, he gained experience prosecuting large-scale antitrust class action lawsuits throughout the country. Mr. Lewis draws on his broad background and education to help him develop customized strategies that fit his clients' needs.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Lewis has attained successful results for businesses and individuals in matters involving breached contracts, partnership and shareholder disputes, employment and severance issues, business torts, and real estate transactions. He also has advocated for investors in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority claims involving investment mismanagement, misrepresentation and broker fraud. In recognition of his skillful representation, he holds an Avvo "Superb" rating.

Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Lewis is a member of numerous professional associations, including the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Martin County Bar Association, the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, and the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar. He is a member of The Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Universtiy of Florida Alumni Council.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (70%)

Securities Litigation (30%)

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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About William Lewis

Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/william-b-lewis/

Honors/Awards:

  • Cum Laude, University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association: Circuit Civil Committee , 2017
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Judicial Relations Committee , 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • New York
  • Florida
  • Craig S. Barnard American Inns of Court
  • University of Florida Law Alumni Council
  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA)
  • Florida Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Martin County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Circuit Court Civil Practice Committee
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Judicial Relations Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Dominguez, Lewis & O'Berry, "The Plausibility Standard as a Double-edged Sword: The Application of Twombly and Iqbal to Affirmative Defenses," The Florida Bar Journal, June 2010

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business, MBA in finance and securities analysis
  • Colgate University, B.A., Cum Laude
Office Location for William B. Lewis

515 North Flagler Drive
Suite 2125
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-227-5858

Fax: 561-227-5859

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Last Updated: 1/7/2019

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