Phillip E. Lewis, Esq.
Phillip Lewis is a litigator whose practice consists of resolving a broad spectrum of legal disputes involving real property, with a strong focus on land title issues. He has successfully handled hundreds of real property cases across North Carolina, from the far western mountains to the Outer Banks. His litigation practice also comprises homeowners’ association (HOA) law, condominium law, contract law, and attorney malpractice defense. He is a member of Horack Talley’s title litigation practice group and represents title insurance companies, professional liability insurance companies, developers, builders, lenders, owners, and homeowners’ associations. He employs an intelligent, nuanced style of diplomacy-first litigation that reduces litigation costs and increases the likelihood of bringing about a sensible settlement between the parties.
Mr. Lewis also has a significant depth of experience in appellate matters. He is admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in North Carolina, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He is also licensed to practice law in South Carolina.
In law school, Mr. Lewis served as Editor in Chief of the Campbell Law Review and was employed as a research assistant for Williston on Contracts (4th ed., Richard A. Lord), a nationally recognized treatise on contract law.
Mr. Lewis serves on the board of directors for Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte and recently completed a three-year stint on the board of directors for the Humane Society of Charlotte. Mr. Lewis is a former writer for the Mecklenburg County Bar Communications Committee, as well a former member of the exhibits committee for the Catawba Science Center in Hickory, North Carolina. In his limited spare time, Mr. Lewis plays several musical instruments, collects rare books, studies language, and writes literary fiction. He also enjoys kayaking and riding his mountain bike at the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
- J.D., Campbell University, 2001, cum laude
- B.A., Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993
- North Carolina, 2001
- South Carolina, 2005
- Mecklenburg County Bar
- North Carolina Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- North Carolina Land Title Association
- South Carolina Bar