Introducing Our New Board Chair: Gwendolyn Lewis

As a non-profit organization dedicated to pursuing justice for those in need, we are constantly striving to make a positive impact in our community. The Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy is pleased to introduce our newly elected Board Chair 2023-2024, Gwendolyn W. Lewis. With her at the helm, we are confident that the Advocacy Center will reach new heights and continue to create lasting change.

Gwendolyn is an attorney and problem-solver that is passionate about assisting her clients with resolving issues using creative processes. She assists businesses, healthcare professionals, educational institutions, and a wide range of companies with advice and counsel, civil litigation, complex labor and employment litigation and professional liability litigation, among other matters.

In addition to her primary role, and on top of her current dedication to the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy’s Board of Directors, Gwendolyn is a current member of the Lifespan Services Board of Directors and a former member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Board of Governors and Foundation Board of Directors. She promotes pro bono and public service in many of her community activities and leads the NCBA’s Charlotte region of its 4ALL Statewide Day of Service.

Gwendolyn values her relationships with her colleagues and the community and has been recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers in Employment Law Defense, has been elected to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for Employment Law, Litigation and Young Guns. She has been selected as a Leader in the Law and recognized by Best Lawyers in America in Healthcare Litigation, Labor and Employment Litigation and Employment Law Management.

Gwendolyn hails from Richmond, Virginia, where her father was a minister and entrepreneur and her mother a long-time child-care provider. She earned her B.S. in Criminal Justice from North Carolina A&T State University and her J.D. from Elon University School of Law.

Gwendolyn will be supported by the following newly appointed 2023-2024 Board Members and Officers. We invite all our supporters, volunteers, and community members to join us in congratulating Gwendolyn on their new role!

To meet our Board of Directors, please click here.