Richard A. Lewins

Top rated Securities Litigation attorney in Dallas, Texas

LewinsLaw, PC
Richard A. Lewins
LewinsLaw, PC

Practice Areas: Securities Litigation

Licensed in Texas since: 1995

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2021 - 2023
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LewinsLaw, PC

7920 Belt Line Road
Suite 650
Dallas, TX 75254 Visit website


Attorney Richard A. Lewins is the founder and owner of Lewins Law in Dallas, Texas. Perennially recognized as among the best lawyers in Dallas and all across his region, Mr. Lewins provides exceptional counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and in various jurisdictions across the country who have legal needs involving securities law.

A recognized leader in his field, Mr. Lewins has achieved remarkable success fighting for the rights and interests of his clients and helping them obtain the favorable results they seek for their complex legal issues as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Over the course of his legal career, he has successfully handled a wide range of issues involving securities litigation, including breaches of fiduciary duty, failure to diversify and overconcentration, churning, failure to hedge, failure to supervise, improper use of margins, misrepresentation, and other matters.

Known for his in-depth knowledge and the law, Mr. Lewins is widely regarded as a subject matter expert in his field, and he has handled numerous arbitrations before various authoritative agencies, including NASD/FINRA, NYSE and AAA. From his efforts, he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients, and he has conducted numerous lectures and continuing legal education seminars throughout the country on a variety of legal topics related to securities law.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Lewins has earned consistent designation as a "Best Lawyer" from D Magazine along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received countless testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many recover the damages they suffer as a result of unscrupulous and unlawful business practices.

A 1979 graduate of the University of Texas, Austin, Mr. Lewins obtained his Juris Doctor in 1995 from Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law. He is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association and the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (PIABA), among his other professional affiliations. He also currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the PIABA Foundation - a non-profit dedicated to educating and supporting the public in investment related matters.

Practice areas

Securities Litigation
  • 100% Securities Litigation

First Admitted: 1995, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Securities Section, Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • SuperLawyers, 2006, 2007, 2021 and 2022
  • Selected as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas for Securities Litigation, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022, D Magazine
  • Panelist, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Conference, "Fiduciary Jeopardy"
  • SMU Board of Advocates, Master
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter, "Securities Arbitration from the Plaintiff's Perspective", Dallas Bar Association, 2005
  • “My Investments Have Fallen and They Can’t Get Up”, DBA Solo & Small Firm Section 2021
  • “Do’s and Don’ts of Group Arbitration Claims”, PIABA Annual Meeting 2019
  • “Do’s and Don’ts in Filing a Statement of Claim”, PIABA Annual Meetings 2006-2012
  • “Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Securities Litigation But Were Afraid to Ask.”, DBA Headnotes, 2010
  • “Discovery Guide Changes”, DBA Securities Section 2009
  • “Securities Customer Arbitration – A Map of the Road Away From the Courthouse”, State Bar of Texas CLE 2008
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas, 1995
  • Elected President of the Board of Directors for the PIABA Foundation, 2022
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association, Securities Section, Member
  • Elected to a three year term to the Board of Directors of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), the only national bar association dedicated to protecting and representing the rights of investors, 2009
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A - 1979
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Have a book published by Bascom Hill Publishing titled: How to Keep From Going Broke With a Broker; A Guide to Opening Maintaining and Surviving Your Brokerage Account, 2010
Industry Groups:
  • Public Investors Advocate Bar Association(PIABA)

Office location for Richard A. Lewins

7920 Belt Line Road
Suite 650
Dallas, TX 75254

Phone: 972-893-9245


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2021 - 2023

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