David C. Lewis

David C. Lewis

David C. Lewis


Dave has spent the last twenty-two years representing municipal and corporate clients in Oregon in personal injury and civil rights litigation matters. He has specialized in the defense of municipalities in civil rights and tort actions, as well as handling all aspects of civil litigation and general insurance liability defense work.

Areas of Practice

Civil Rights
Personal Injury – Defense

Bar Admissions

Oregon State Courts, 1995
U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2002
U.S. Supreme Court, 2003


Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law,
Portland, Oregon
J.D. cum laude – 1995
Law Review: Environmental Law Review, Associate Editor, 1994 – 1995

Oregon State University
B.S. – 1988
Honors: With Honors
Major: Biology


Miller & Wagner LLP
Attorney, 2000 to present

Hoffman, Hart & Wagner
Associate Attorney, 1995 to 1999

Portland City Attorney’s Office
Law Clerk, 1994 to 1995

Oregon Department of Justice
Trial Division, Law Clerk, 1993

United States Navy
Department Head, 1991-1992
Officer, 1988 – 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships

Village Baptist Church
Board of Directors, 2010 to 2016
Chairman, 2014 to 2016

Milltown Youth Soccer Club
Coach, 2006

Tualatin Valley Youth Football League
Coach, 1997 to 2000

Beaumont-Wilshire Neighborhood Association
Board of Directors, 1994 to 1998
President, 1996 to 1998

Environmental Law Review
Associate Editor, 1994 to 1995