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Stephen Lewis engages primarily in criminal, civil, and matrimonial litigation. He has over thirty-nine years of extensive experience representing clients in federal and New York state courts including many high-profile cases. Mr. Lewis served for six years as an Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County under the Honorable Carl Vergari, and was Section Chief in the Superior Court Trial Division. He has served as Special District Attorney and Special Prosecutor in investigations and prosecutions in Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam Counties, and is the Town Prosecutor for zoning, town ordinance violations, and New York State Police traffic violations for the towns of Somers and North Salem. In addition to litigating cases before trial courts, Mr. Lewis has tried many cases and argued appeals before the New York State Appellate Division, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the New York Court of Appeals.


Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1978
  • Iona College, B.A., cum laude, 1974

Admissions/Courts

  • All Courts of the State of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • New York State Criminal Bar Association
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Defenders Association

Professional Activities/Publications

  • Contributing author: Erwin, “Defense of Drunk Driving Cases,” Matthew Bender & Co., Inc., 1986, 1987
  • Guest lecturer – New York State Bar Association
  • Guest lecturer – Westchester County Bar Association
  • Instructor – New York State Municipal Police Academy