Everyone deserves a chance. It is this simple philosophy that has made Robert Lewis one of the most promising attorneys in the Eastern Carolina visit an URL region. With nearly ten years of combined experience in finance, business and law, one could easily say that he was born to protect the rights of others. From his humble beginnings in Fayetteville, NC, Robert always aspired to be different. As a star basketball player in high school and college, he learned to fight until the very last second of the game, but an unexpected injury would abruptly change the course of his sports career. It was during this time at St. John’s University where he was pursuing his Bachelor of Arts in Economics that a class introduced the aspiring entrepreneur to the world of law. In those moments, Robert decided that he would fulfill the dream his mother always had for him – become a lawyer.

While the aspiring lawyer pursued his legal studies at St. John’s University (New York, New York) in 2002, his unique positions as an Investment Consultant for Essex Corporation and a Securities and Commercial Litigation Specialist for Merrill Lynch inspired Robert Lewis to take his career one step farther than most legal professionals. By the time he completed his studies at St. John’s University, Robert had acquired both a Juris Doctorate and a Masters of Law in Bankruptcy (LL.M.) – a specialized degree that has not only armed The Lewis Law Firm with the highest level of expertise in today’s failing economy, but makes Attorney Robert Lewis one of the only bankruptcy lawyers to have attained this degree in the entire state of North Carolina.

In 2005, his impressive academic background paved the way for Robert Lewis to become the first African-American Judicial Law Clerk at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Shortly following his clerkship, Robert became a Bankruptcy Associate at the firm of Stubbs & Perdue, P.A. in 2006 where he specialized in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases. And in 2007, Attorney Lewis opened the doors to his own private firm where the practice of law has been forever changed. It is clear to see why hundreds of satisfied clients believe that Robert Lewis is the only attorney to protect their rights today, for a better tomorrow.


“Robert Lewis saved my family’s business. Our company was all the family had and what kept food on the table….it kept my family together.”

(B. Daughtry, Owner of Women’s Clothing Store)*n

“Before I went to see Mr. Lewis, I couldn’t sleep at night. I didn’t know how I was going to pay my bills and kept robbing Peter to pay Paul. After seeing Mr. Lewis, I don’t worry about my bills anymore.”M


Thousands of attornies are in the business of practicing law, but the Lewis Law Firm is among the rare few that are committed to changing lives through law. Our firm has exceptional experience from state to federal court and Attorney Robert Lewis is the ONLY lawyer in the state of North Carolina with a Masters in Bankruptcy Law!

  • Masters in Bankruptcy Law (LL.M.), St. John’s University School of Law, 2004
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.), St. John’s University School of Law, 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics (B.A.), St. John’s University, 1992