Lewis G. Brewer
Lewis G. Brewer, PLLC
1532 Bridge Road
Charleston, West Virginia 25314
2015-present: private practice focused on arbitration and mediation; expert witness on legal, government and professional ethics. 2009-2015: counsel at Spilman Thomas & Battle, representing clients in labor and employment litigation. 2000-2009: Executive Director, WV Ethics Commission, administering conflict of interest laws for public servants in state and local government. 1993-2000: Administrative Law Judge, State of West Virginia, adjudicating grievances from public employees in state government, public schools and higher education system. 1971-1993: Judge Advocate, U.S. Air Force. Assignments included: General Counsel, Eastern Space & Missile Range, Cape Canaveral, FL (1991-93); Senior Military Counsel, U.S. Air Force, Republic of Korea (1989-91); Chief Labor Counsel, Dept. of the Air Force (1986-88); Chief Defense Counsel, Ramstein AB, Germany (1972-76).
Fellow, College of Labor & Employment Law; Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation; Member, ABA Sections of Labor & Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Co-Chair, West Virginia State Bar Veterans & Military Affairs Committee; Member, Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR). Selected by Best Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year for 2019 in Charleston for representing individuals in employment matters.
Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service (FMCS); AAA; Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA); US Virgin Islands Public Employees Relations Board.
Have adjudicated or arbitrated over 400 employment disputes, and appeared as counsel in over 100 labor arbitration matters.