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Get to Know Attorney Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis stands among Texas’s elite trial lawyers, providing aggressive, effective, and seasoned representation that consistently yields outstanding results. Widely respected by judges, clients, and peers for his legal acumen and ethical standards, Chris has amassed an impressive track record, including nearly 300 jury trials, establishing him as a preeminent trial attorney recognized for his skill, integrity, and results.

A recent testament to his exceptional advocacy skills came after a victory in an almost $100 million jury trial, where a seasoned co-counsel lauded Chris’s passionate advocacy as pivotal to their success, stating, “We don’t win the case without the passionate advocacy of Chris Lewis, and he delivered. He is better in front of a jury than any lawyer I’ve ever seen — the absolute best at arguing to a jury.” This accolade not only reflects Chris’s superior abilities in legal persuasion and strategy but also cements his status as an effective and formidable litigator in the eyes of both colleagues and adversaries.

Chris’s notable pre-law accomplishments laid a strong foundation for his legal prowess. He graduated magna cum laude with a double major in government and psychology, distinguished by multiple academic and leadership awards.

Beyond academia, Chris shined as a four-year starter for his college football team, achieving All-Conference and Academic All-American honors. Later, his passion for sports propelled him into becoming a sports agent, certified by the NFL as a Contract Advisor representing professional athletes.

After earning his law degree from Baylor Law School, Chris honed his courtroom skills serving as an assistant district attorney in multiple Texas counties before transitioning to civil litigation with a premier trial firm, where he continued to distinguish himself as a formidable trial lawyer.

With over 25 years dedicated to advocacy, Chris’s commitment to his clients is evident. He approaches each case with a deep understanding of the gravity of his clients’ situations, offering not just legal representation but peace of mind through his skill, experience, and zealous advocacy. Central to Chris’s ethos is a zealous advocacy for justice, particularly for those who find themselves in David-versus-Goliath scenarios. His vast experience encompasses a broad spectrum of high-stakes litigation in both civil and criminal realms across state and federal courts nationwide, reinforcing his stature as an elite trial lawyer capable of tackling any type of case, regardless the subject matter or the complexity.

So yeah, Chris Lewis isn’t just another attorney. He’s a heavy hitter with a heart for justice, a head full of strategies, and a track record that speaks volumes.

Chris has been a trial lawyer for more than 25 years. He founded and formed his law firm in 2004.



  • J.D., Juris Doctor – 1997


  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Government and Psychology, magna cum laude – 1994
  • Honors: President’s Award for Academic Excellence; Evangel University Academic Achievement Award; Social Science Department Scholarship; Pi Gamma Mu, Social Science Honor Society; Psi Chi, Behavioral Science Honor Society
  • Congressional Intern for Rep. Chet Edwards, representing the Texas’ 11th Congressional District – U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.


  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2019-2024
  • Hall of Fame, Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2023
  • Top 100 Attorneys in Texas, Texas Monthly, 2020
  • Top 100 Attorneys in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas Monthly, 2021, 2022
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly, 2013-2024
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2009-2024
  • Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame, Texas Lawyer 2015-2019, No. 1 Wrongful Death Verdict
  • Top Texas Verdicts, Texas Lawyer and VerdictSearch, Largest Wrongful Death Verdict in the State (2016)
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100


  • Baylor Law Alumni Association, Lifetime Member
  • White Rhino Coffee Foundation, Board of Directors
  • William “Mac” Taylor Inn of Court
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Association for Justice
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Board of Directors (2004 – 2006)
  • NFL Certified Contract Advisor



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