Provided by Charles B Lewis
Mr. Lewis concentrates his practice in the area of construction law and litigation. 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 is an arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association, having acted as a mediator in over 350 construction disputes.
Duane Morris LLP: Partner, 2006-present; Jenkens & Gilchrist: Partner, 2001-2006; Baker & McKenzie: Partner, 1983-2001, Associate - 1976-1983
American Arbitration Association; American, Illinois, Chicago, and DuPage County Bar Associations; Forum on the Construction Industry; International Mediation Institute; International Centre for Dispute Resolution; The Illinois Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators; Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers, College of Commercial Arbitrators, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Litigation Counsel of America, and Construction Lawyers Society of America; Circuit Court of Cook County; The Illinois Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators; Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association; Chicago Building Congress; Associated General Contractors of America
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1976; University of Michigan, B.A., 1972
Charles Lewis is widely recognized for his experience in construction disputes and mediation. He regularly represents general contractors and subcontractors in complex and high-value contractual matters including contract negotiations and breaches of contract.
"A really wonderful construction lawyer."