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Peter C. Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Dallas office, has over thirty years  of  experience devoted to business reorganizations, litigation and transactions  with  particular emphasis on business  bankruptcies, workouts and debt restructurings, complex business litigation and disputes, commercial collections/fair debt collection defense, as well as public finance.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lewis was a partner at one of the largest (Dallas-based) law firms in the country as well as another national law firm. He has also served as outside general or national counsel for small to major manufacturing/ service companies, is AV rated by his peers (highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards) and has been previously cited as one of only 176 attorneys nationwide for providing superior client service to Fortune 100 companies. He is, and has been throughout his career, actively involved in the community having served as an officer and/or director of the Texas Public Finance Authority, Volunteer Centers of North Texas, Goodwill Industries, Mental Health Assn. of Dallas, Dallas Symphony, St. Alcuin School, Baylor Hospital System Foundation, Dallas Historical Society, J.L. Turner Legal Assn. and Head Start, among others.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 75%
  2. Business: 9%
  3. Foreclosure: 8%
  4. Intellectual Property: 8%

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    I worked with Peter for years when I was in-house counsel -- Peter handled all our bankruptcy cases and always did a great job. He is cost conscious and very effective, and a pleasure to work with.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Scheef & Stone LLP

500 N Akard St
27th Floor
Dallas, TX, 75201-3302


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198208/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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North Texas Volunteer CenterSecretaryN/A
North Texas Volunteer CenterBoard of DirectorsN/A
Baylor Hospital FoundationBoard of TrusteesN/A
American Creditors AssociationMemberN/A
Hon. John C. Ford American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
J.L. Turner Legal AssociationMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Dallas Center for the Performing ArtsPresident's Advisory CommitteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chapter 11N/A
Chapter 11 ReorganizationN/A
Chapter 11 ReorganizationN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawN/ADoctor of Law (J.D.)1981
Princeton UniversityN/AB.A.1978