Dan Lewis was the founding Chapter President of the New Mexico Chapter of the Federal Bar Association in 2013. The Chapter has quickly grown to more than 125 members. He served as an at-large member of the National Council of the FBA in 2015-16 and is a member of National Membership Committee of the FBA. In 2016, Dan was elected to serve a two-year term as National Vice President for the Tenth Circuit and was elected to a second two-year term in 2018. He is a member of the New Mexico Bar Association and the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. He has served as a Master Bencher in the American Inns of Court. He is admitted to practice in all New Mexico State courts, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Lewis has an "AV" rating from Martindale Hubbell and is listed in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America in the areas of insurance law and was chosen as Lawyer of the Year for 2019 in Insurance Law for Albuquerque.

Dan graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in French. He received his juris doctorate from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1991, graduating in the top 15% of his class. He was a member of the Law Review and received an award for Outstanding Articles Editor.

Dan was admitted to the New Mexico State Bar in October 1991, at which time he joined Allen, Shepherd, Lewis & Syra, P.A. as an associate. In July 1997, he became a shareholder with the firm. He has served as president of the firm and as a director. His practice is concentrated in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation; construction defects; defense of professionals, including attorneys, accountants, insurance agents and real estate professionals; personal injury defense, including wrongful death, premises liability, products liability and automobile accidents; and appeals. Mr. Lewis also serves as a private mediator and arbitrator.