Jeffrey Lewis, Attorney at Law
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EXPERIENCEMr. Lewis' past practice has included representation of hospitals, hotels, real estate developers, lending institutions, manufacturers, general contractors and other businesses in complex litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels.Mr. Lewis' representative defense victories include an arbitration award on behalf of sellers of manufacturing businesses sued for fraud and breach of contract; summary judgment on behalf of a hotel operator sued for specific performance of a real property purchase agreement; a judgment on behalf of an entertainment/media industry client sued for conversion and unfair competition.Mr. Lewis' representative plaintiff victories include a unanimous jury award against a corporate president for misuse of corporate funds; summary judgment in a malicious prosecution action against a former opposing attorney and his clients; and a bench judgment, including treble damages, in favor of a landowner for a neighbor's trespass.EDUCATION * Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D. 1996). * University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A., Business Economics 1992).MEMBERSHIPS * Orange County Bar Association, Member (1999-Present). * Orange County Bar Association Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee (2003-Present). * Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member (Present). * U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California as well as the Eastern District of Michigan, Admitted. * Sixth and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Admitted. * Rancho Palos Verdes Planning Commission, Member (2006-Present). * Loyola Law School Alumni Association Board of Governors, Member (2002-2005).PUBLICATIONS AND PUBLISHED DECISIONS * O'Grady v. Superior Court, 139 Cal. App. 4th 1423 (2006). * Videotape Plus, Inc. v. Lyons, 89 Cal.App. 4th 156 (2001). * Mesa Forest Products v. St. Paul, 73 Cal. App. 4th 324 (1999). * The Yellow Submarine Steers Clear of U.S. Copyright Law: The Ninth Circuit Reexamines the Doctrine of Contributory Infringement, 18 LOY. L.A. INT'L & COMP. L.J. 371 (1996). * 2001 Decisions Altering the Law of Malicious Prosecution, Orange County Lawyer (Mar. 2002). * Litigators Beware, Orange County Lawyer (Nov. 2004).