Anne W. Lewis was Appointed as General Counsel at Georgia Republican Party

Date of management change: May 15, 2009 

What Happened?

Atlanta, GA-based Georgia Republican Party has Appointed Anne W. Lewis as General Counsel


About the Company

The Georgia Republican Party is the only organization that works to elect Republicans across the state, from the top of the ballot to the bottom.


About the Person

Anne Lewis is a partner in the Atlanta law firm of Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP. Her practice involves election-related litigation, including redistricting, Voting Rights Act cases, election contests and candidate qualifying challenges. Along other lawyers in the firm, Anne is counsel to the Georgia General Assembly on redistricting matters. She serves as a Special Attorney General on two voting rights cases and as a Special Assistant Attorney General on litigation related to Georgia's photo ID law. Anne previously served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in redistricting cases, as counsel to the intervenors in Georgia v. Ashcroft and to the Plaintiffs in Larios v. Cox. Her practice also includes representing counties and municipalities in various types of litigation. In addition to litigation, Anne represents candidates and elected officials before the Georgia Campaign Finance Commission and the State Election Board and serves as counsel to public utilities appearing before the Georgia Public Service Commission. Anne is General Counsel of the Georgia Republican Party (May 2009 to present), a member of the Georgia Republican Party's Executive Committee and State Committee (2002-present) and a member of the Executive Committee of the DeKalb Republican Party (2002-present). She previously served for seven years as Assistant General Counsel of the Georgia Republican Party (2002-May 2009). On the Georgia Supreme Court's Committee on Civil Justice, Anne served as the Co-Chair (2007-2010) and Vice Chair (2006-2007). She is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Resource Center (2008-present) and recently completed several terms as the Vice Chair of the Board of the Atlanta Chapter of the Republican National Lawyers Association (2001-present). Anne is a member of the Georgia State University College of Law Graduate Leadership Council (1998-present), the Executive Board of the Atlanta Chapter of the Federalist Society (2005-present), the Board of Governors of the National Republican Lawyers Association (2010-present) and the Southeast Regional Panel for the White House Fellows Program (2010). She recently completed two terms as the chair of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers' Judicial Review Committee (2009-2011) and continues to serve as a member of that committee (2005-present). Anne is the General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of Pocketbook Politics, Inc. (2009-present) and the Secretary of the Board of Directors of Pathways, Inc. (2009-present). Anne is a member of the State Bar of Georgia's Indigent Defense Committee (2008-present) and the Post-Conviction Relief Committee (2008-present). She served as Vice-President (2003-2004) and President (2004-2005) of the St. Thomas More Catholic School Parent Teacher Organization and as President of the St. Thomas More Catholic School Board of Education (2008-2009). In 2011, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp named Anne to the Elections Advisory Council, which reviewed Georgia's election laws and made recommendations for changes in the Georgia election process, many of which were adopted by the General Assembly in its 2012 session. Anne is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine have selected Anne for inclusion on its list of Georgia Super Lawyers (2004-2012) and as one of the fifty top women attorneys in Georgia (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012). In 2011, Anne received the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service from State Bar of Georgia. Law and Politics Magazine named Anne one of the ten most influential Georgia Republicans in 2010. In 2009, Georgia Trend added Anne to its list of Legal Elite, and in 2007, Atlanta Women Magazine recognized Anne as one of 20 Legal Eagles in Georgia. Anne received her ABJ (Journalism) from the University of Georgia in 1985 and her JD, cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law in 1989, where she was the Managing Editor of the Georgia State University Law Review. Anne and her husband Brad live in Tucker with their two son


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