Lewis Collins

Lewis Collins

Partner, General Counsel


23 Years


Lewis is a partner of the firm and serves as GW&K’s general counsel with responsibility for managing the firm’s legal, regulatory compliance, and risk matters. He works to enhance the firm’s internal controls and business processes, and contributes to new investment strategy launches and other business opportunities consistent with GW&K’s entrepreneurial culture. He is a member of various committees at GW&K including the Investment, Diversity & Inclusion, Brokerage, Cybersecurity, and ESG Committees.

Prior Work Experience

Prior to joining GW&K, Lewis was with Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (AMG) where he oversaw U.S. legal and regulatory compliance for AMG affiliates across a broad range of areas including investment management, employment, regulatory, real estate, and licensing. Before AMG, Lewis was a corporate associate at the law firm of Ropes & Gray, representing a diverse group of clients including investment management firms, mutual funds, and sports organizations. Lewis began his career running special events and promotions for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Education / Affiliations

Lewis received his JD from the University of Michigan Law School and a BA from Williams College. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and is active in investment management industry organizations.

Lewis is a board member of Good Sports, a charitable organization that donates new sporting goods equipment to kids in need across the U.S., and Inward Bound Mindfulness Education, a charitable organization that runs mindfulness retreats and other programming for teens and adults.

Outside the Office...
I am a devoted Masters Cyclocross racer, a form of bicycle racing. I participate in many races across the Northeast and, occasionally, nationally. I also enjoy outdoor activities including hiking, cycling, gardening, cooking, and quality family time.

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