Henry Wade Lewis 
San Diego, CA  -  858.433.0153  -  HWL22@columbia.edu

BAR ADMISSIONS
New York State Bar, July 2010
New Jersey State Bar, December 2009

EXPERIENCE

SanDiegoVille, San Diego, CA
Co-Founder/Writer/Content Manager, April 2012 – Present
Founded an online publication that focuses on all the fun happenings in America's Finest City, including a focus on restaurant profiles, events, concerts, news, and much more.


Wine and Dine San Diego, San Diego, CA
Reporter/Columnist/Social Media Manager, December 2010 – April 2012
Responsible for researching and writing feature articles and reporting on hospitality related news and events for an online daily publication. Other tasks include reviewing restaurants, online marketing, social media and website management, and other tasks necessary for the administration of an online publication on the restaurant and hospitality industry in greater San Diego.
           
McGill Lewis Law Group, San Diego, CA - New York, NY - Hunterdon, NJ
Managing Partner, May 2010 – Present
Established a multi-service, eco-friendly, economically-efficient, virtual law firm and consulting practice, specializing in assisting clients with legal and business-related issues and preparing reliable legal documents.


Columbia Alumni Association of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Director/Volunteer, January 2012 - Present
Serve on the Board of Directors and assist in the management of a non-profit alumni association organized to  promote the participation of alumni in community betterment and in the University's affairs and activities while fostering a camaraderie among graduates.

Rufolo & Stein, Nutley, NJ
Law Clerk/Associate Attorney,  August 2008 – December 2010
Extensive legal research and analysis, drafting of opinion letters, drafting of estate planning documents including wills and trust documents, preparation of lesson plans for law school presentations as well as occasional teaching of subjects, financial analysis, drafting of corporate formation documents, contract review and drafting, document review, client consultations, and participation in various levels of tax disputes on the state and federal level.

Stern & Kilcullen, Roseland, NJ
Law Clerk, January 2006 – June 2008
Worked full time while attending law school.  Research and drafting memoranda, prepare and update interrogatories, abstract depositions, draft settlement letters, compose and documents, including complaints, motions, and briefs, research pertinent case information, prepare exhibits and schedule witnesses, conduct fact investigation and verification of information, extensive document review for insider trading and other white collar crime defense, and other tasks similar to that of a first year associate.

Abercrombie & Fitch, Edison, NJ
Store Manager, August 2004 – December 2005
Managed a retail clothing store, ordered supplies and merchandise, updated the floor set, led inventory procedures, scheduled employee shifts, and oversaw employees.

Homework Helpers Plus, New York, NY
Tutor, April 2003 – May 2004
Tutored children at their homes throughout Manhattan, ages 5-18, in various subjects including mathematics , English, science, history, and French. 

King’s County District Attorney, Brooklyn, NY
Legal Intern in Early Case Assessment Bureau, Summer 2003
Researched and prepared memoranda for cases to determine whether there was an issue of law to be pursued in court. Examined cases, interviewed victims and witnesses for non-felony crimes, researched applicable law pertaining to cases, and made recommendations to Assistant District Attorneys as to prosecution decision.

EDUCATION
Seton Hall School of Law, Newark, NJ
Juris Doctorate, May 2009
Organizations:  President of the Real Estate Law Society, 2008-2009; Member of Environmental Law Society, 2005-2009

Columbia University New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, May 2004
Organizations:  Wrestling team, 2000-2002;  Intramural Boxing team, 2002-2004

SKILLS
Proficiency in legal research, factual research, as well as advanced abilities with programs on Macintosh and PC.  Experienced with social media, online marketing and website management.  

INTERESTS
Reading, writing, cooking, camping, long-distance running, guitar/ukulele, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.