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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2010
    • B.A., Southern Methodist University, 2006
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Colorado

Adam Lewis concentrates his practice in the areas of construction and real estate law, as well as complex commercial litigation. His practice primarily focuses on the representation of REIT, health care, real estate private equity clients, and major general contractors in contract formation, risk management, and dispute resolution matters. 

Adam has extensive trial, arbitration and appellate experience in state, federal and international forums. In addition to construction and real estate development disputes, his commercial litigation experience includes the representation of leading businesses in banking, contract, business tort, trade secret and intellectual property matters. Adam has also handled a wide array of disputes for clients nationwide, defending against claims asserted under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCPA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), as well as various state and federal law claims.

Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Obtained a $7.75 million judgment and permanent injunction on trademark, copyright, cyber-squatting and deceptive trade practice claims for the family-
    owned international distributor of organic chia seeds.
  • Represented Fortune 500 Company in defense of post-acquisition “earn-out” dispute in federal court where the court rejected plaintiffs’ $34 million damages model and struck their expert witness and expert report.
  • Ongoing representation of international luxury hotel and resort company in litigation, contract and advisory matters.
  • Represented a number of National Banking Associations and lenders in defense of federal claims and appeals.

Real Estate and Construction Litigation

  • Represented international Fortune 500 engineering firm in defense of error and omission claims related to the design of a complex, 13-mile highway construction project.
  • Represented regional public utility in defense of delay claims related to the construction of a commuter railroad project.
  • Obtained a favorable resolution for the developer of a multi-family, “high rise” construction project in the prosecution of error and omission claims against a project architect and structural engineer.
  • Obtained a favorable resolution for the developer of a multi-family, “high-rise” construction project in defense of delay claims asserted by a general contractor.
  • Represented Fortune 500 Company in ICC arbitration relating to a South American mining dispute.
  • Obtained favorable state court judgment for a local real estate developer in an adverse possession dispute.
  • Ongoing representations of landowners, real estate developers, and lenders in real estate litigation matters.
  • Ongoing representations of landowners, lenders and condemning authorities in eminent domain proceedings.