As a dedicated trial lawyer for more than two decades, Mark Lewis cares about the well being of his clients. Their cases are more than just legal problems to him. He appreciates his clients as thoughtful, deserving people whose lives matter in our legal system, and who require the utmost understanding and commitment to their cases.

Mark also believes that the more challenging the case, the better. He enjoys collaborating with his clients to solve complex legal problems that others might shy away from. He regularly succeeds in cases that present some of the most difficult personal injury and class action issues in our legal system. Mark believes that our laws should be fair to everyone, not just powerful and wealthy corporations that often try to diminish individual rights.

Mark is passionate about practicing law and his exceptional results have earned him many honors and awards. He combines his passion for education and volunteer service by teaching both law school students and local high school students. For more than a decade, he has served as an Adjunct Law Professor at Capital University Law School, where he teaches storytelling, writing, and ethics in the legal profession. He created two courses –  Law and Literature and Law, Film & Culture – the first of their kind at the law school. He instills in his students ways to become more humane, compassionate lawyers so they can best serve future clients. Mark also volunteers at local high schools to teach students about our legal system and their important role in shaping it.  He serves as a Mentor for the Law and Leadership Institute to help young students realize their educational and career aspirations in the law.

In addition to teaching, Mark is an avid reader and writer. His articles and essays have been published in numerous outlets. He is also the editor of, a site devoted to promoting the combined study of law and literature.

Columbus Attorney Mark Lewis

  • 2019 Super Lawyers, Top 50 Attorneys Columbus
  • 2018 Super Lawyers, Top 100 Attorneys Ohio
  • 2018 Super Lawyers, Top 50 Attorneys Columbus
  • 2017 Super Lawyers, Top 50 Attorneys Columbus
  • 2017 Super Lawyers, Top 100 Attorneys Ohio
  • 2016 Best Speaker Award for Street Law/Business Law program at Westland High School
  • 2014-present AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubble
  • 2012 Super Lawyers, Top 50 Attorneys Columbus
  • 2010-present Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010-present Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2011-present Avvo Rated 10/10 “Superb”
  • 2011 Louisville Slugger Award for Justice for pro bono class action work
  • 2002 Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association President’s Award
  • 2007-Present Adjunct Law Professor at Capital University Law School
  • 2008-Present volunteer Street Law speaker at Westland High School
  • 2019-Present Law and Leadership Institute Mentor
  • 2019 Columbus Bar Task Force on Lawyer Physical and Mental Well-being
  • 2010 Central Ohio Association for Justice, President
  • 2003-2010 Central Ohio Association for Justice Board Member and Officer (Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice President)
  • 2004-2009 Editor-in-Chief, COAJ Communicator, A Trial Lawyer’s Journal
  • 2008 Ohio Association for Justice statewide seminar presenter on Storytelling and the Law
  • Editor and creator,
  • Author of numerous articles, including past columnist for CBA Barbriefs “Philosophers at the Bar” series, creator/editor of, and contributing author to Trial Magazine, Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly, Ohio Trial Magazine, among others.

View/download a full version of Mark Lewis’s Curriculum Vitae [pdf] here.