Jonathan Lewis serves as trusted counsel to entrepreneurs, small business owners and corporate clients throughout the State of Florida. He draws on extensive experience as a commercial litigator to provide expert advice to clients on the legal issues which they encounter in the business world, from the proper formation of their business entities to the resolution of disputes with employees, vendors, customers and partners/shareholders. He helps his clients navigate through a range of options for dispute resolution and gives them real-world advice regarding their expected costs in litigation and the range of probable outcomes.
In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Lewis also provides consultation and assistance to many other attorneys and their clients in appellate matters throughout the State of Florida. He has successfully secured the reversal of multi-million dollar judgments on behalf of his clients and has also succeeded in securing appellate verdicts affirming numerous favorable judgments entered on behalf of his clients.
Mr. Lewis dedicates a portion of his practice to creditor’s rights and creditor representation in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, and litigation arising from secured transactions and the recovery of collateral. He regularly represents financial institutions, private equity groups and other creditors in claims litigation, valuation proceedings, avoidance actions and objections to and negotiation of plans of reorganization in bankruptcy.
Mr. Lewis received his law degree magna cum laude from Florida State University, where he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert L. Hinkle of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. Upon graduation, he was elected by faculty to the prestigious Order of the Coif. Mr. Lewis was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2007 and is licensed and practices in all state and federal courts in the State of Florida and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Debtor & Creditor Rights
Labor & Employment
U.S Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Florida State University College of Law, JD, 2007
University of Central Florida, B.A., 2004
Honors & Awards:
Florida State University College of Law – Florida State Chapter of The Order of the Coif
Lighthouse of Broward – Board of Directors – Secretary