Duane Morris LLP

Charles B Lewis

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Practice Areas

Mr. Lewis concentrates his practice in the area of construction law and litigation and is a member of Duane Morris' national Construction Practice Group and the head of the Chicago office Construction Practice Group. Mr. Lewis represents general contractors, construction managers, owners, architects and engineers, design builders, subcontractors, and material suppliers in matters involving contract drafting, contract negotiation, breach of contract claims, claims for extras, delay, disruption, loss of productivity, excessive change orders, out-of-scope work, and claims involving mechanic's liens. He has been certified as a mediator by the International Mediation Institute. He is an arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association, having acted as a mediator in over 350 construction disputes, is an arbitrator for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, and is a mediator for the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Career

Duane Morris LLP: Partner, 2006-present; Jenkens & Gilchrist: Partner, 2001-2006; Baker & McKenzie: Partner, 1983-2001, Associate - 1976-1983

Professional Memberships

American Arbitration Association; American Bar Association; Illinois Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association; Forum on the Construction Industry; International Centre for Dispute Resolution; The Illinois Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators

Personal

University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1976; University of Michigan, B.A., 1972