William P. Lewis
Bill is an associate in the Litigation group and concentrates his practice on general civil and commercial litigation and employee benefits law. Specifically, Bill has handled a variety of civil cases involving general commercial transaction claims, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and ERISA benefits litigation. His experience includes drafting and responding to substantive and procedural motions, representing clients in magistrate and arbitration proceedings, and drafting appeals to the Third Circuit and Pennsylvania appellate courts. Prior to going into private practice, Bill served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Justice Max Baer in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Areas of Practice: Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, Employee Benefit Plans/ ERISA
Memberships and Activities: Bill is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Jurisdictions: Bill is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania
Education and Background: Bill received his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2013, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif and was a Senior Articles Editor for the University of Pittsburgh Law Review. Bill also attended the University of Virginia School of Law Trial Advocacy College. Bill received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Duquesne University, summa cum laude in 2010.
Honors and Awards: While in law school, Bill received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship. As an undergraduate, he received the Harold Webb, Jr. Excellence in Political Science Award and the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award.