F. Barham Lewis , Jr. - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

F. Barham Lewis , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015

Barham Lewis, a shareholder at Ogletree Deakins, focuses his practice on employment-related litigation before state and federal courts and other civil litigation.  Mr. Lewis has tried to jury verdict cases ranging from sexual assault/sexual harassment, retaliation/wrongful discharge claims to commercial disputes and wrongful death causes of action.  He also represents companies in arbitrations including discharge/discipline cases and contract interpretation disputes.  

Mr. Lewis is board certified in both labor and employment law and personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He has been regularly listed as a Texas Monthly ‘Super Lawyer’ in employment litigation. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Lewis counsels employers on a broad range of labor and employment matters.  

Mr. Lewis is also a frequent speaker at industry and bar-related activities on matters from e-discovery to labor and employment law.  

Prior to going into private practice, Mr. Lewis was the Director of Labor Relations at Continental Airlines.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
South Texas College of LawJ.D. Stephen F. Austin UniversityBBA
Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) programsTransportation Lawyer Association (TLA)

Office Location

One Allen Center, Suite 3000
500 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77002
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Houston Metro Area
F. Barham Lewis, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management