Board Chair Marjorie Ehrich Lewis retired from Gibson Dunn in December 2015 following a 35 year career as a commercial litigator with a focus on the representation of automobile manufacturers and distributors in a wide range of disputes, and on the representation of lenders in disputes arising out of distressed real estate. Ms. Lewis became a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Los Angeles office in 1988, and during her tenure served on the Firm’s Executive and Management Committees, and as the Partner-In-Charge of the Los Angeles and Century City Offices. Ms. Lewis joined the firm in 1981 following a clerkship with Judge Warren Ferguson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Lewis served for ten years as a Trustee of the Center for Early Education, an independent elementary school in Los Angeles, and for twelve years on the Board and Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Youth Foundation.
Ms. Lewis graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1976 from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. In 1979, she received her law degree from New York University, where she was a member of the New York University Law Review.
Ms. Lewis currently serves as Senior Advisor to Los Altos, California-based Beepi, Inc., which is on line peer to peer marketplace for the sale of high end used vehicles.
Term expires June 2019