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Robert M. Lewis Jr.

Practice areas:

Employee Benefits, Employment & Labor

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
  2. Employee Benefits: 50%

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Contact Info

US Dept of Labor, Office of Solicitor

61 Forsyth St. Room 7110
Atlanta, GA, 30303

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199608/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Commitment to Equality AwardState Bar of Georgia2013
Emory University, Office of LGBT LifeAlum of the Year Award2013
Distinguished Service AwardAtlanta Bar Association2011
Exceptional Volunteer Service AwardSecretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor2011
Exceptional Achievement AwardSecretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor2011
Exceptional Achievement AwardU.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor2011
Exceptional Achievement AwardU.S. Department of Labor, Secretary of Labor2009
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Counsel for ERISA, Office of the SolicitorU.S, Department Of Labor2008 - Present
Trial AttorneyU.S. Department Of Labor, Office Of The Solicitor2006 - 2008

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionCo-Chair, Goverment Fellowship Taskforce2012 - Present
Multi-Bar Leadership Council of AtlantaCo-Chair-elect2012 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Labor and Employment Law SectionTreasurer2012 - Present
Lamar American Inn of CourtMaster2012 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Labor and Employment SectionBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationPersonnel Committee Chair2012 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association Board of DirectorsExecutive Committee Member2012 - Present
Stonewall Bar Association of GeorgiaImmediate Past President2012 - 2013
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Employee Benefits CommitteeCo-Chair, Preemption Subcommittee2012 - Present
Emory University Board of Annual GivingBoard Member2011 - Present
Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia, Inc.President2011 - 2012
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionLeadership Development Program2010 - 2011
Atlanta Bar Association Board of DirectorsBoard Member at Large2010 - Present
Atlanta Bar FoundationFellow2010 - Present
Stonewall Bar Association of GeorgiaBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMember2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Benefits CommitteeFellow2008 - 2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University-W. George L.S.N/AJ.D.1996
Emory UniversityEconomics/HistoryB.A.1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Benefits CommitteeSame-Sex Marriages, Civil Unions, and Employee Benefits2013
State Bar of Georgia, Labor and Employment Law SectionAn Introduction to the Only Real Growth Area in Employment Litigation: Wage and Hour2012
State Bar of Georgia, Employee Benefits Law SectionBreaking News from the U.S. Department of Labor: A Litigation and Regulatory Update on the Department’s ERISA Enforcement Activity2012