Lewis is an advisor in Manning Fulton’s Government Relations Practice, joining the firm in November 2020. He represents the interests of clients before the North Carolina General Assembly and various state agencies. Lewis serves a range of clients that include Fortune 500 companies, national trade associations, non-profits, and small businesses. Prior to joining Manning Fulton, he served as a policy advisor to the Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives. Lewis brings strong relationships spanning state government, extensive experience crafting policy with stakeholders and a track record of successful collaboration across the legislative and executive branches.
Lewis served as a researcher, analyst and policy advisor under two successive Speakers of the NC House of Representatives from 2013-2020. In these roles he managed a diverse set of issues, most recently advising the Speaker and House leadership in the areas of energy, environment, natural resources, agriculture, regulatory reform and appropriations. He also routinely engaged policymakers and stakeholders concerning legislation impacting local government, economic development, transportation, military and veterans affairs, education and insurance.
Prior to his time in the General Assembly, Lewis served as a policy analyst at the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. In this role he was responsible for researching, developing and maintaining content for the nation’s premier clean energy and energy efficiency policy database on behalf of the United States Department of Energy.
A 2009 graduate of East Carolina University, Lewis earned a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Security Studies. He and his wife Lauren are lifelong residents of Raleigh. Married in 2012, they are the proud and fortunate parents of two children.
*Mr. King is not a licensed attorney, and he does not provide legal advice.