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Aaron Lewis
Aaron Lewis
Partner
Los Angeles +1 424 332 4754 alewis@cov.com Download V-card

Aaron Lewis practices in Covington’s White Collar Defense and Investigations practice group.  He has represented clients in sensitive, high-profile internal investigations, government enforcement matters, and complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Lewis returned to Covington in 2015 after six years of service in the Department of Justice, first as Counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder in Washington, and later as a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles.  As Counsel, Mr. Lewis advised the Attorney General on a range of enforcement issues, including intellectual property protections, national security matters and civil rights. He worked closely with senior officials at the White House, the Justice Department, and several law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and DHS.

  • Represented a global manufacturing company in an internal investigation involving work culture issues, including allegations of discrimination.
  • Represented a major natural foods distributor and retailer in a consumer class action involving the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act.
  • Represented the Special Litigation Committee of the Board of Hewlett-Packard Co. in its investigation of the Board's response to leaks of confidential company information to the press.

Pro Bono

  • Represented an individual in post-conviction proceedings in Alabama.

Previous Experience

  • Assistant United States Attorney, Central District of California (2012-2015)
  • Special Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia (2011-2012)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Counsel to the Attorney General (2009-2011)