Andrew G. Lewis

Andrew G. Lewis

Practice Emphasis
Employment Law
Health Care
Licensed to practice in Oregon and Washington

Education
University of Oregon School of Law, J.D. (1990)
University of California, Davis, B.S. (1986)

Andy joined Hershner Hunter in 1991 and became a partner in 1996. He is a member of our firm’s Labor and Employment and Health Care departments, and also serves as a general advisor to business clients on a wide variety of legal matters.

From 2003 to 2012 Andy chaired the firm’s Labor and Employment Department, where he currently provides strategic day-to-day employment advice to clients ranging from one-employee shops to 40,000-employee multi-national corporations. He also provides specialized trainings to supervisors and employees on a number of human resource and employment law issues, and represents businesses and human resource professionals before administrative tribunals and state and federal courts.

Andy also provides a broad range of legal services to health care providers, physician groups, diagnostic facilities and other health care entities, including negotiating and drafting employment and provider contracts, and providing guidance on a number of regulatory compliance matters, including Stark and the Anti-Kickback Statute, fraud and abuse, and HIPAA compliance. He has become a trusted advisor to our clients on a variety of business matters, and in 2007 was nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Andy served on the firm’s management committee from 1996 through 2015, served for many years on the Board of Directors of the Lane County Human Resource Association, and is a frequent speaker on employment and business-related topics before human resource managers, health care providers, business owners and professional organizations throughout the Northwest. He also takes an active role in shaping our state’s employment legislation, is a contributing editor of Advising Small Businesses, a multi-volume treatise for business attorneys, and writes a monthly column on employment and business issues in blue chip, a regional business publication.

In his free time Andy enjoys surfing, rowing and swimming. A founding member of the AquaDucks Masters Swim Club, Andy also enjoys playing guitar, woodworking and spending time with his wife.

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