Veronica S. Lewis is a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Dallas office. She litigates highly complex matters in a wide variety of disciplines, primarily focusing on antitrust and intellectual property matters. Ms. Lewis also counsels clients, particularly on antitrust matters.
In 2014, Ms. Lewis was one of the 14 antitrust lawyers nationwide to be included on the BTI Client Service All-Stars list; the list features an “elite group of standout attorneys” identified by corporate counsel as those who provide “the absolute best client service,” demonstrating attributes such as “putting the clients’ needs first, understanding the clients’ legal and business objectives – and how legal advice impacts them, responsiveness, anticipating the needs of clients – and proactively solving or preventing issues, achieving the clients’ targeted goals.” She has been recognized for her antitrust work by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers in 2010-2014 and named to “The Defenders,” list of the best defense lawyers in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal in 2009. She has also been named as one of The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Antitrust (2013-2015).
Ms. Lewis previously served as general counsel of the nation’s largest healthcare Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), and in that role, she had overall responsibility for all legal matters as well as for advising the company’s senior management, board of directors, and business units regarding the many hundreds of agreements with medical device and pharmaceutical suppliers in its portfolio as well as the myriad of antitrust, legislative, procurement, and compliance issues it faced. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn in 2011, she was a Partner at Vinson & Elkins, where she was a member of the firm's Management Committee and Co-Head of its Antitrust Practice Group.
Ms. Lewis also is a member of several professional organizations, including a Member of the Dallas Bar Association and a Member of the American Bar Association Antitrust Section. She is also involved in the community and serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of Dallas Zoo Management, Inc., Member of the Board of Advisors for Catalyst and Member of the Board of Trustees for The Center for American and International Law.
Ms. Lewis received her law degree from Harvard Law School in 1986. She also holds a S.B. in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she graduated in 1983.
Ms. Lewis is admitted to practice in the state courts of New York, New Jersey and Texas. She is also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third, Fifth, and Eighth Circuits; U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas.