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Founder and Senior Member of the firm.


Mr. Lewis has practiced law in New York since 1969. He is the past president of the Dutchess County Bar Association and a former trustee of Marist College. 

Practice Areas:
Litigation; Tax Certiorari Law; Construction Law; Surety Law.

1969, New York; 1971, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court.

Marist College (B.A.), cum laude, 1964; New York University (J.D.), 1968


He has lectured widely on tax certiorari issues, and is the author of:

  • "School Tax Refunds - The Not-So-Sleeping Giant," Journal of the New York State School Board Association, March 1976

  • Contributing Author: “Review and Reduction of Real Property Assessment in New York,”  update to Chapter Eight

  • “Special Valuation Problems,” 1999

  • Contributing Author:  Supplement to “Review and Reduction of Real Property Assessment in New York,”  Third Edition, New York State Bar Association, 2000;

  • Co-Author of “Municipalization of Electric Properties,” Talk of the Towns & Topics (July/Aug. 2002). 

Professional Activities and Associations:
Confidential Law Clerk, Office of the Corporation Counsel, New York City, 1968-1969. Trustee, Marist College, 1971-1991. Commissioner, Poughkeepsie Historic Districts, 1974-1980. Hearing Officer, New York State Education Department, 1982-1994. Dutchess County (President, 1992-1993), New York State (Member, Tax Certiorari Law Section) and American (Member: Labor and Employment Law Section) Bar Associations; New York State Association of School Attorneys


Practice Areas


  1. Construction & Development: 30%
    47 years, 40 cases
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    47 years, 100 cases
  3. Employment & Labor: 15%
    47 years, 27 cases
  4. Appeals: 15%
    47 years, 35 cases
  5. Litigation: 10%
    47 years, 100 cases

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Contact Info

510 Haight Ave Ste 202
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603-2464


NYCurrently registered 196903/13/2015

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