Attorney Profile

Shari Claire Lewis

Partner

Shari Claire Lewis is a member of the firm’s Complex Torts & Product Liability; Privacy, Data & Cyber Law; and Professional Liability Practice Groups. She has focused her practice on the intersection of law and technology, often advising and representing clients on 21st Century technology challenges they face.

An accomplished civil litigator, Shari routinely handles complex commercial litigation, concerning fraud, securities fraud, malpractice, contract, constitutional law, data breach and privacy among others. Shari has particular expertise in the defense of errors and omissions claims against professional service providers, including lawyers, appraisers, tax planners, computer and software consultants, funeral home directors, pharmacists, and others.

With extensive experience in technology law, Shari represents entities at the cutting edge computer science and telecommunications, including Internet registrars, software designers, and Internet based businesses and computer service providers.

She has successfully litigated cases involving domain name disputes, cybersquatting, freedom of speech, online and “click wrap” contracts, data breach and antitrust and trademark violations. She also drafts technology and online contracts on behalf of technology vendors and consumers, as well as terms of use and/or security, data breach and intellectual property policies for use on her clients’ websites. Shari assists clients in responding to data breaches concerning both personally identifiable and private health information, including preparing notices and regulatory filings and representing clients in subsequent litigation.

Shari also has considerable experience in representing manufacturers, distributors, and maintenance companies in connection with medical device and product liability claims, including angioplasty devices, coronary and tracheal stents, orthopedic and dental implants, operating room fixtures, disposable medical products, factory and farm machinery, hair dye and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, industrial and consumer electrical products.

Shari is a bi-monthly columnist for the New York Law Journal on Internet and Social Media Law, and frequently lectures and publishes on issues including cyber liability, privacy, data breach, e-discovery, domain names, attorney-corporate client privilege, attorney malpractice, medical device litigation, computer liabilities and other liability-related issues.

The Health Services Practice Group has been listed in the prestigious Legal 500. The practice is also recognized as “notable” by Chambers USA.

P: (516) 357-3292
F: (516) 357-3333

926 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556-0926

Bar Admission

New York

Court Admissions

United States Court of Appeals, Second, Third, Fourth & Ninth Circuits

Eastern and Southern Districts of New York Federal Court

Education

State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law and Jurisprudence, Juris Doctor

State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A.

Shari Claire Lewis

Partner

Shari Claire Lewis is a member of the firm’s Complex Torts & Product Liability; Privacy, Data & Cyber Law; and Professional Liability Practice Groups. She has focused her practice on the intersection of law and technology, often advising and representing clients on 21st Century technology challenges they face.

An accomplished civil litigator, Shari routinely handles complex commercial litigation, concerning fraud, securities fraud, malpractice, contract, constitutional law, data breach and privacy among others. Shari has particular expertise in the defense of errors and omissions claims against professional service providers, including lawyers, appraisers, tax planners, computer and software consultants, funeral home directors, pharmacists, and others.

With extensive experience in technology law, Shari represents entities at the cutting edge computer science and telecommunications, including Internet registrars, software designers, and Internet based businesses and computer service providers.

She has successfully litigated cases involving domain name disputes, cybersquatting, freedom of speech, online and “click wrap” contracts, data breach and antitrust and trademark violations. She also drafts technology and online contracts on behalf of technology vendors and consumers, as well as terms of use and/or security, data breach and intellectual property policies for use on her clients’ websites. Shari assists clients in responding to data breaches concerning both personally identifiable and private health information, including preparing notices and regulatory filings and representing clients in subsequent litigation.

Shari also has considerable experience in representing manufacturers, distributors, and maintenance companies in connection with medical device and product liability claims, including angioplasty devices, coronary and tracheal stents, orthopedic and dental implants, operating room fixtures, disposable medical products, factory and farm machinery, hair dye and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, industrial and consumer electrical products.

Shari is a bi-monthly columnist for the New York Law Journal on Internet and Social Media Law, and frequently lectures and publishes on issues including cyber liability, privacy, data breach, e-discovery, domain names, attorney-corporate client privilege, attorney malpractice, medical device litigation, computer liabilities and other liability-related issues.

The Health Services Practice Group has been listed in the prestigious Legal 500. The practice is also recognized as “notable” by Chambers USA.

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