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Warren L. Lewis
Warren L. Lewis
Partner 
Chair, Franchise & Licensing Practice
Warren Lewis represents clients on domestic and international franchising, licensing, trademark, copyright, unfair competition and antitrust counseling, registration, and litigation matters.

Warren Lewis has practiced law for more than 27 years. He has authored numerous franchising articles in business publications. Warren has testified before Congress and frequently speaks at U.S. and international franchise conferences. He published a study on the use of earnings claims by U.S. franchisors in 1988, which has been cited favorably by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Committee on Small Business of the U.S. House of Representatives. Warren released a second study on the same topic in 1992.
 
Awards & Recognition
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Franchise Times Magazine, Legal Eagle 2013
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2014, Listed in Washington, D.C. for Franchise Law
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2010, Listed in Virginia for Franchise/Dealership and Intellectual Property
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2010, Listed in Virginia as a "Top Attorney" for Franchise/Dealership
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2007-2010, 2013, 2014, Listed in Washington, D.C. for Franchise/Dealership and Intellectual Property
 
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International Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers, Listed as one of 174 lawyers worldwide considered as leaders in the field of Franchise Law
 
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Washington SmartCEO Legal Elite, Listed in D.C.
 
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International Franchise Association, "Franny" Distinguished Achievement Award, Recipient
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Publications & Lectures
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Author, The Franchise Seller's Handbook, 2010
 
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Author, Franchises: Dollars & Sense
 
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Franchise Today, Executive Leaders Radio Show, Guest, "Franchise Sales Best Practices," May 2010
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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American Bar Association, Franchising Forum, Member
 
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International Bar Association, Business Law Section, Franchising Committee, Member
 
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Capital Area Franchise Association, Legal Counsel
 
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North American Securities Administrators Association, Franchise/Business Opportunities Project, Advisory Committee, Member
 
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International Franchise Association, Legal/Legislative Committee, Council of Franchise Suppliers, Member
 



Warren L. Lewis

Practice
Corporate
Education
J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1972; with honors, George Washington University Law Review, Notes Editor
B.S., University of Maryland, 1967; Journalism, high honors
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
Virginia
 
 
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