Alyza Lewin, Esq.
Lewin & Lewin, LLP
Washington, DC

Alyza D. Lewin is a co-founder and partner in Lewin & Lewin, LLP, where she specializes in litigation and government relations. 

She has represented:

  • Agudas Chasidei Chabad (in its effort to obtain the release from Russia of the organization’s library and archives seized by the Soviets in violation of international law);
  • Menachem Zivotofsky and his parents (who seek the enforcement of a Congressional statute which provides that Menachem - who was born in Jerusalem - may list his place of birth on his U.S. passport as “Israel.”);
  • Sholom Rubashkin (the manager of Agriprocessors, once the largest kosher meat-packaging plant in the United States); and
  • the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (“AIPAC”) (in a federal criminal investigation and prosecution of two AIPAC employees charged with unlawfully disclosing classified information.)

Prior to establishing Lewin & Lewin, Ms. Lewin worked at Wilmer Cutler and Pickering (now WilmerHale) and at Miller Cassidy Larroca and Lewin. She is President of the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (“AAJLJ”) and has served on the Boards of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia.

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