Wesley Lewis



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Education and Clerkships

J.D., Harvard Law School, 2013, Executive Editor, Harvard Human Rights Journal

B.A., Philosophy and Government, University of Texas at Austin, 2009, with honors

  • Law Clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California, 2011


New York


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


Wesley Lewis is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group in the Austin office of Haynes and Boone.

Wesley’s practice focuses on assisting clients on a wide range of litigation matters, including Anti-SLAPP, First Amendment, intellectual property, and media and entertainment litigation. He has advised and represented clients in disputes and appeals in the advertising, internet and digital media, print media, financial services, and pharmaceutical industries, among others. He has drafted motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and numerous other pleadings, briefs, and motions at all stages of litigation.

Wesley is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he worked extensively on issues relating to copyright, free speech, and digital media. He served as a teaching fellow for CopyrightX, a 12-week networked course on copyright law, and he was a clinical student at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Wesley worked as a litigation associate in New York, where he focused on securities, financial services, and media and First Amendment litigation.

Professional and Community Activities

  • New York City Bar Association, member of NYCBA Media and Communications Committee, 2015-2016
  • Sanctuary for Families, Economic Empowerment Program Tutor, 2015-2016

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Hot Issues in Access and Newsgathering,” facilitator, ABA 25th Annual Forum on Communications Law Conference, Austin, TX, February 7-8, 2020.

Year in Review

Media and Entertainment Law - Year in review

Media and Entertainment Law

Welcome to the 2019 edition of the Haynes and Boone Media and Entertainment Law Year in Review. The Media and Entertainment Practice Group of Haynes and Boone represents a broad range of clients in all facets of media and entertainment, intellectual property, open government and First Amendment litigation, counseling and legislative matters. We are proud to provide a summary of our accomplishments and activities in 2019, and to highlight some of the trends impacting the media and entertainment industry.

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