Phillip Lewis attorney at Pfeiffer Rudolf.

Phillip Lewis is an experienced trial attorney with a focus on civil rights, wrongful convictions, and constitutional law. He has more than two decades of experience handling a wide array of litigation matters in state and federal court. Phillip also takes on select appellate cases and has authored numerous winning appellate briefs.

Prior to joining Rudolf Widenhouse, Phillip was a litigator with the law firm Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A., in Charlotte. While at Horack Talley, he earned a reputation for resolving complex title disputes.

In law school, Phillip served as Editor in Chief of the Campbell Law Review and worked as a research assistant to Richard A. Lord, author of Williston on Contracts (4th edition).

Phillip is the author of the internationally acclaimed novel The Barrowfields, which has been published in the United States as well as several European countries, with accompanying translations. In his spare time, Phillip enjoys running, playing the guitar, and reading to his children. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Mecklenburg County Bar Association, the Thomas Wolfe Society, and the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore. Phillip is also a former board member of the Humane Society of Charlotte.

Bar admissions

North Carolina
All Federal Courts


Editor in Chief of the Campbell Law Review
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Thomas Wolfe Society
Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore
Humane Society of Charlotte


The Barrowfields