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Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation

  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation

  • Mortgage Servicing and Lender Litigation

Military Service
United States Marine Corps
Avionics Technician, Corporal, December 1994 - December 1998

Derek E. Lewis

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Phone Number : (904) 373-0239
Fax Number : (904) 328-2077
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822 A1A North
Suite 304
Jacksonville, FL 32082

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DEREK E. LEWIS is an associate in Chartwell’s Jacksonville office. Derek received his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2009.  While attending law school, he clerked with the State Attorney’s Office, 4th Judicial Circuit.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University in 2003.

With a background in mortgage and bankruptcy litigation, Derek helps clients efficiently manage related cases and compliance.  Prior to coming to Chartwell, he represented large national mortgage servicing entities in litigation, including mediations and trials. 

In addition, Derek has served in managerial roles within the legal departments of large national banks, overseeing mortgage resolution specialists and outside counsel to ensure litigation and other processes were compliant with applicable law, investor, and internal guidelines.

Prior to practicing law, Derek served as an Avionics Technician, Corporal, in the United States Marine Corps.  When not practicing law, Derek enjoys mountain climbing, fishing and traveling.

Professional Associations

Florida Bar Association
Jacksonville Bar Association