Construction (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Charles B Lewis concentrates his practice in the areas of construction law and litigation. He 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.
Professional Memberships: American Bar Association; Illinois Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association; DuPage County Bar Association; American Arbitration Association; Forum on the Construction Industry; International Mediation Institute-Certified Mediator;International Centre for Dispute Resolution; College of Commercial Arbitrators; Circuit Court of Cook County, Court Annexed Major Case Civil Mediation Program; Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, Design/Build Task Force; and Chicago Building Congress Associated General Contractors of America; Trial Lawyers Club of Chicago (former President); Chicago Construction and Real Estate Council (former Director).
Career: Admitted to practice in Illinois; the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; Trial Bar of US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; the US Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
Personal: University of San Francisco Law School, JD, 1976; University of Michigan, BA, 1972.