Eric L. Lewis

Washington, DC


Eric Lewis practices in the areas of international litigation and arbitration, serious fraud, banking, international insolvency and complex securities litigation.  He has had a central role in disputes arising out of virtually all of the major international fraud and financial collapses of the last quarter century, including serving as counsel to the liquidators of Bank of Credit and Commerce International, Laker Airways, Carlyle Capital, Madoff International, China Medical and Akai Electronics. He has served as lead counsel in numerous cases involving collateralized debt obligations and other complex asset backed securities.  He served as Global Legal Coordinator in a multinational dispute arising from the largest fraud in the history of the Middle East.  He has also represented clients in major class action litigation, including Enron, WorldCom, and Visa/MasterCard.  He advises and litigates on behalf of international banks and their owners facing regulatory challenges in the United States, banking resolution entities in Europe, as well as hedge funds and large family-owned Middle East conglomerates.  He has advised major international clients in the automobile, energy, aviation, hospitality and beverage industries. He also represents a number of sovereign governments. He has served as an expert on extradition and enforcement of judgments.