Michael K. Lewis is widely recognized for his extraordinary ability to resolve the most complex disputes in virtually every area of law. He has successfully mediated and arbitrated hundreds of complex, multi-party, high profile matters.
Michael is accomplished at effectively mediating and arbitrating disputes in a wide variety of areas, including business/commercial, public policy, employment, environment, and governmental matters. He has advised dozens of organizations as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) consultant, including the Manville Personal Injury Settlement Trust, American Bar Association's (ABA’s) Mental Health Disabilities Project, ABA's BASICS Program, National Institute of Corrections, National Association of Attorneys General, several federal agencies, National Clients' Council, Council of Better Business Bureaus, and federal and local courts around the country, as well as numerous law firms and companies.
Michael received the award for Outstanding Achievement in ADR Education in Training from the American College of Civil Trial Mediators in 2001. He is currently an adjunct faculty member of the law schools of Georgetown, American University, George Washington University, and the University of New Mexico. In addition to serving on the Consensus Building Institute’s board, Michael is on the boards of directors of the Frederick B. Abramson Memorial Foundation, Westtown Friends School, and the Search for a Common Ground. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and earned his J.D. from Georgetown University.