The Hon. Marilea Lewis (JD '78) has been named managing shareholder and chief operating officer for the Dallas-based law firm of Godwin Lewis PC. A fifth-generation Texan and former district judge, Lewis assumed her new role on Dec. 1. In 2012, she became one of the few women in history to become the named shareholder of a major Texas law firm. In addition to her roles as managing shareholder and COO, Lewis will continue to serve as the chair of Godwin Lewis' family law litigation and arbitration/mediation practice groups. Lewis joined Godwin Lewis in 2011 after serving as judge of the 330th District Court in Dallas from 2002 to 2010. She previously served as the master/referee of the 305th District Court from 1986 until 1992, and as an associate judge of the 330th District Court from 1992 to 2002.
Akilah F. Craig (JD '12) has been hired as an associate at the Longview-based law firm of Ward & Smith. Craig represents clients in a wide variety of cases involving personal injuries, commercial litigation, oil and gas disputes, and other areas of law.
The following Baylor Lawyers have been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers 2013 by Thomson Reuters:
- Glenn W. Cunningham (JD ‘90), Law Offices of Glenn W. Cunningham
- Thomas E. Myers (JD'79), Brackett & Ellis, P.C.
If you have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2014 or Texas Super Lawyers 2013, please email Janet Perez for inclusion in the next issue of Rocket Docket.