Warren L. Lewis
Warren L. Lewis
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.

Franchise Times Magazine, Legal Eagle 2013
The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2014, Listed in Washington, D.C. for Franchise Law
Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2010, Listed in Virginia for Franchise/Dealership and Intellectual Property
Super Lawyers Magazine 2010, Listed in Virginia as a "Top Attorney" for Franchise/Dealership
Super Lawyers Magazine 2007-2010, 2013, Listed in Washington, D.C. for Franchise/Dealership and Intellectual Property
International Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers, Listed as one of 174 lawyers worldwide considered as leaders in the field of Franchise Law
Washington SmartCEO Legal Elite, Listed in D.C.
International Franchise Association, "Franny" Distinguished Achievement Award, Recipient
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated

Author, The Franchise Seller's Handbook, 2010
Author, Franchises: Dollars & Sense
Franchise Today, Executive Leaders Radio Show, Guest, "Franchise Sales Best Practices," May 2010

American Bar Association, Franchising Forum, Member
International Bar Association, Business Law Section, Franchising Committee, Member
Capital Area Franchise Association, Legal Counsel
North American Securities Administrators Association, Franchise/Business Opportunities Project, Advisory Committee, Member
International Franchise Association, Legal/Legislative Committee, Council of Franchise Suppliers, Member

Warren L. Lewis


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

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