Dwight Lewis graduated from the University of California at Berkley with an A.B degree in Communications and Public Policy in 1977. He then graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Hastings College of the Law in 1980. He entered the United States Army in 1981, where he was appointed Installation Labor Counselor at Ft. Bliss, Texas. While there, he was heavily involved in EEOC, MSPB, and FLRA litigation and served in a principle role in contract negotiations with several unions.
He was selected as an Administrative Judge in 1984 and was later appointed to the position of Chief Administrative Judge at the EEOC – Dallas Region in 1990. Mr. Lewis has served as an Adjunct Professor, teaching Administrative Law at the University of Texas at Arlington. He has been involved in a number of key initiatives at EEOC, including the writing of the Administrative Judge’s Handbook, federal sector paperless, electronic processing of complaints, the Practices and Procedures Handbook, and Task Force recommendations involving reforms to federal sector case processing.
Mr. Lewis presents several programs on EEO for FELTG.