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At District Legal Group, we are a new kind of law firm for a changing world. We are consistent, patient and professional, giving each new case the attention it deserves. An integral part of our services is to work closely with our clients so that they can make the right decisions with respect to their legal needs.
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At District Legal Group, we are trial attorneys and litigators, problem solvers and risk mitigators, strong writers and passionate oral advocates. We get it done.
We actively manage a docket of nationwide and local cases, in all areas of labor & employment law, contract litigation, and risk mitigation for individuals and small businesses.
We zealously protect your interests and help you achieve your goals.
Our experienced and innovative lawyers bring a whole universe of experience and knowledge to each case. We understand that the world is constantly changing and you may be confronted by a confusing array of regulations, questions, and occasional disputes. Check out our areas of expertise and call us with your legal questions today.
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DIONNA MARIA LEWIS
Have a question or legal issue? Dionna Maria Lewis is your expert, with years of proven experience and success in and out of the courtroom. Get in touch with Dionna now.
Dionna Maria Lewis, Esq. is a Founding Partner of the District Legal Group, PLLC. As a Trial Attorney, she manages a docket of nationwide and local cases, in all areas of labor & employment law, contract litigation, and risk mitigation for small businesses. Dionna represents clients as first- and second-chair in trial, administrative hearings, and mediation, before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Dionna also serves as Of Counsel to the Fay Law Group, a boutique litigation firm based in Washington, DC.
Dionna has extensive experience working with boutique, mid-sized, and large firm clients. Dionna is formerly Senior Counsel at Alan Lescht and Associates, Senior Associate at Tully Rinckey PLLC, and a Senior Associate at the Fay Law Group PLLC. Prior to founding the District Legal Group, she managed an active litigation docket of nationwide and local cases, in all areas of labor & employment law, civil litigation, and civil rights claims. Dionna litigates before state courts, federal courts, and administrative agencies, including D.C. Superior Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (pro hac), Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Circuit Court for Montgomery County, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Special Counsel, Merit Systems Protection Board, and D.C. Office of Human Rights, in matters arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Whistleblower Protection Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Pay Act, and state claims involving employment discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, breach of employment agreement, breach of contract, wrongful termination, and employment torts.
Additionally, Dionna was appointed to the D.C. Board of Elections (BOE) by Mayor Bowser, and her appointment was unanimously confirmed by the DC Council on January 5, 2016. In this capacity, Dionna serves District residents by providing oversight over this independent state agency, the BOE, while overseeing the administration of elections and voter outreach efforts, adjudicating campaign and election-related matters, and ensuring the enfranchisement of all eligible voters in the District of Columbia.