Valerie Lewis is a Beaumont, Texas native. After graduating from Rice University in 2008, she taught English in two high schools in rural France for a year. She then taught seventh grade English in San Pablo, California as a Teach For America corps member from 2009 to 2011.
After completing her Teach For America commitment, Valerie attended law school at Tulane University, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2014, with a Certificate in Maritime Law. While in law school, she earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the highest grade in Corporate Tax and served as a Senior Fellow to the 1L Legal Research and Writing Program. She served on the Tulane Law Review, of which she was Articles Editor during her 3L year. While in New Orleans, Valerie served as an intern to the Honorable Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr., in the Eastern District of Louisiana and as an extern to Justice Greg Guidry of the Louisiana Supreme Court.
From 2014 to 2018, Valerie worked as a law clerk to Chief Judge Ron Clark of the Eastern District of Texas. Valerie joined GERMER in its Beaumont office in 2018, and since that time, her practice has been primarily in the areas of personal injury defense, Commercial Litigation Attorney Beaumont Texas, transportation and trucking litigation, and appellate practice.