Brett Lewis

Brett Lewis

Internet Attorney
Joined on January 11, 2007
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About Brett Lewis -

Brett Lewis is a partner in the firm of Lewis & Hand, LLP. Lewis & Hand is experienced in representing clients in federal court in complaints regarding violations of the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA). We also act as a legal advisor and consultant to clients throughout the United States and the world in disputes handled under ICANN’s (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (“UDRP”) and facilitate domain name transactions. Mr. Lewis also advises clients in issues involving various types of Internet and licensing agreements, and trademark and copyright infringement.

Mr. Lewis previously worked as Associate General Counsel for, one of the largest domain name registrars in the world. At, Mr. Lewis, resolved numerous domain name disputes, shut down websites of trademark and copyright infringers, as well as scam sites and so-called “phishing” sites, and successfully litigated a variety of legal issues.

Mr. Lewis began his career working for the highly regarded law firm Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, now known as Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. There, he practiced intellectual property, licensing, Internet and domain name-related law.  Prior to working at Winthrop Stimson, Mr. Lewis served as a law clerk to the Hon. David G. Trager in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.  Mr. Lewis graduated from Brooklyn Law School, magna cum laude, in 1998 and was a published member of the Brooklyn Law Review. He is admitted to practice law in New York State and in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Brett E. Lewis, Esq.
Lewis & Hand, LLP
45 Main Street, Suite 818
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718.243.9325
Fax: 718.243.9326

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