Eric L. Lewis

“Eric Lewis practices in the areas of international litigation and arbitration, serious fraud, banking, international insolvency and complex securities litigation. He served as Global Legal Coordinator in a multinational dispute arising from the largest fraud in the history of the Middle East. He has also represented clients in major class action litigation, including Enron, WorldCom, and Visa/MasterCard. He advises and litigates on behalf of international banks and their owners facing regulatory challenges in the United States, banking resolution entities in Europe, as well as hedge funds and large family-owned Middle East conglomerates. He also represents a number of sovereign governments. He has served as an expert on extradition and enforcement of judgments. Mr. Lewis has particular expertise assisting foreign clients dealing with the complexities of U.S. civil and criminal proceedings. He has represented a leading hedge fund in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation, and the Executive Director of the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program in connection with U.N. and U.S. investigations. He acts for a client who is a cooperating witness in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 Presidential election. He has served as Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and has lectured on legal topics at Oxford University and Yale Law School. He is an elected member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a door tenant of Goldsmith Chambers in London.
Mr. Lewis is a regular contributor to The New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire and other publications. He is a Director of Independent Digital News and Media Limited.