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Charles Briton Lewis

Charles Briton Lewis

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Construction & Development, Commercial

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 34%
  2. Commercial: 33%
  3. Construction & Development: 33%

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Contact Info

Duane Morris LLP

227 West Monroe Street, Suite 3400

Chicago, IL, 60606-5098



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197608/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Best Lawyers in AmericaN/AN/A
Super LawyerN/AN/A


Association NamePosition NameDuration
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American Arbitration AssociationMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers Club of ChicagoMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Construction ExecutiveDoing Business in Mexico2005
Chicago Building CongressWhat's Wrong with Chicago's New General Contractor's Licensing Ordinance?2005
President & CEO MagazineTen Tips for Making Your Mediation Successful - A View from the Mediator's Chair2004
President & CEO MagazineDiscretion the Better Part of Valor: Arbitration in Lieu of Litigation2003
Construction Law NewsIn Defense of Abstinence - The World Trade Center Attack Aftermath2002
Chicago Bar JournalThe Manifest Disregard of the Law Standard of Review for Domestic Arbitration Awards1998
Illinois Law JournalRestrictions on Attorney Contracts with Adversary's Former Employees1995


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Circuit Court of Cook County Court Annexed Mediation ProgramConstruction Mediation - A View from the Mediator's Chair2006
National Society of Professional Engineers, 2005 Annual ConventionDispute Resolution Methods Used in Construction Cases2005
Illinois Road & Transportation Builders AssociationEngineer Is Human - But Who Pays for Engineering Design Problems on Transportation Construction Projects?2005
Chicago Bar AssociationDispute Resolution Methods2005
The "A/E Issues" Construction SuperconferenceTo Engineer Is Human - But Who Pays for Engineering Design Problems on Transportation Construction Projects?2004
Owner's Construction SuperconferenceNew Highways from Virginia to Utah and Beyond/The Road to Design-Build Success2003
Forbes Magazine, Construction SuperconferenceRescuing the Stalled Public Infrastructure Project - Lessons Learned from the Athens Metro - Drama, Pathos, Humor, Happy Ending2003
ABA Annual Meeting, Section of LitigationArbitration: A Primer for Complex Contractual Disputes2003
Contractor's Construction SuperconferenceArming Your Advocates2002
Forbes Magazine, "Worldwide Infrastructure Partnerships Conference"Partnership and Leadership: The Secrets of Successfully Managing and Overseeing the Privatized Project to Deal with the High Risk of Construction Failure and Capital Loss1998