Lewis Collins

Lewis Collins

Partner, General Counsel


26 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 Management, 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. Lewis is active in various charitable initiatives and has served as a board member for several organizations, including Good Sports (which distributes new sporting goods equipment to kids in need across the US) and iBme (Inward Bound Mindfulness Education).

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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