Eddie Lewis

Co-Head of Environmental and Mass Tort, United States
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 713 651 3760
United States
T:+1 713 651 3760
Eddie Lewis

Eddie Lewis



Eddie Lewis, who joined in 1993, is a partner in the Houston office. He focuses his practice in the environmental law area, including environmental litigation, enforcement, compliance counseling, remediation, permitting, auditing, and transactional matters. Previously, Eddie worked as a chemical engineer. His practice frequently involves legal issues in which complex technical issues are at the forefront.

Professional experience

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JD, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 1992
BS, Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1988

While in law school, Eddie was a member of the Texas International Law Journal and Order of the Coif. He was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1993.

  • Texas State Bar
  • Chambers USA, Texas: Environment, Chambers and Partners, 2006 – 2024
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Environmental & Energy Lawyers, Lawdragon, Inc., 2021 
  • Texas Top Rated Lawyer, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2013 – 2014
  • Legal 500 US, Environment: Litigation, The Legal 500, 2021-2024
  • Legal 500 US, Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: Toxic tort, The Legal 500, 2024
  • Legal 500 US, Environment: transactional and regulatory, The Legal 500, 2012 – 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Environmental Law, Best Lawyers, 2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2007 – 2021
  • Best Lawyers - Environmental Law, Best Lawyers, 2022 - 2024
  • Best Lawyers - Litigation - Environmental, Best Lawyers, 2022 - 2024
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Environmental, Thomson Reuters, 2008 – 2020, 2022
  • Texas Rising Star, environmental law, Thomson Reuters, 2004 – 2007
  • Expert Guides, Environment, Legal Media Group, 2020
  • Who's Who in American Law, Marquis
  • Who's Who in America, Marquis
  • Co-author with Samuel Ramer and Joseph Williams, "Congressional probe considerations for Texas energy companies," Law360, March 10, 2021
  • Co-author with Bob Greensalde, "Court vacates enforcement standard for oil spill," Bloomberg Law, August 2017
  • Co-author with Bob Greenslade, "U.S. Supreme Court Rules on EPA GHG Permitting Requirements: Provides Partial Reprieve," Energy Law Report, September 2014
  • Contributing author, Texas Environmental Law Handbook, 3rd, 4th, and 5th editions
  • Co-author with Paul C. Sarahan and Andrew J. Torrant, "TCEQ Revises Permit by Rule and Standard Permit Authorizations for Oil and Gas Facilities in the Barnett Shale," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert, January 27, 2011
  • Co-author with Andrew J. Torrant, "Green Is Lacking In Supreme Court's New Term," Environmental 360, October 27, 2010
  • Co-author with Patricia Finn Braddock, Bob Greenslade and Jeffrey B. Margulies, "EPA Finalizes Tailoring Rule for Stationary Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert, May 14, 2010  
  • Co-author with Les Lo Baugh, Rebecca Koch Skiba and Avery Emison Carson, "An Overview of the Carbon Capture and Sequestration and Cap-and-Trade Provisions of the American Power Act ," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert, May 14, 2010
  • Co-author with Patricia Finn Braddock and Paul C. Sarahan, "EPA Proposes Expanded Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert, April 13, 2010
  • Co-author with Paul C. Sarahan, Rebecca Koch Skiba and Andrew J. Torrant, "EPA Rejects Texas Air Pollution Permitting Rule; TCEQ Proposes Revised Rules," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert , April 1, 2010
  • Co-author with Patricia Finn Braddock, Bob Greenslade and Jeffrey B. Margulies, "EPA Finalizes Endangerment and Cause and Contribute Findings—Regulation of GHG Emissions Appear Imminent," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert , December 8, 2009 
  • Co-author with Andrew J. Torrant, Patricia Finn Braddock and Jeffrey B. Margulies, "Following Second Circuit's Lead, Fifth Circuit Revives GHG Mass Tort Claims," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Briefing, October 26, 2009
  • Co-author with Patricia Finn Braddock, Bob Greenslade and Jeffrey B. Margulies, "EPA Proposes PSD and Title V Thresholds for Greenhouse Gases—Expects Permitting Requirements to Trigger in March of 2010," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Briefing, October 2, 2009
  • Co-author with Eva Fromm O'Brien and Heather M. Corken, "Supreme Court Narrows 'Arranger' Liability and Upholds Apportionment of Liability in CERCLA § 107 Action," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert , May 5, 2009
  • Co-author with Patricia Finn Braddock,  Bob Greenslade and Jeffrey B. Margulies, "EPA Announces Proposed Endangerment Finding for GHGs—Standards for Mobile Sources Expected," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert , April 20, 2009 
  • Co-author with Patricia Finn Braddock and Bob Greenslade, "EPA Proposes Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert , March 11, 2009
  • Co-author Andrew J. Torrant and Avery Emison Carson, "Supreme Court Overturns Preliminary Injunction Against Navy's Use of Mid-Frequency Active Sonar," Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Briefing, November 14, 2008
  • "The Controversy Over Fracturing," Institute for Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law Conference, February 17, 2011
  • Houston-Galveston Area Emission Reduction Credit Organization, Director
  • Houston Bar Association - Environmental Law Section, former Director
  • American Bar Association - Environmental, Energy and Resources Section
  • State Bar of Texas - Environmental Law Section