Jacquelin (“Jackie”) Lewis is a partner in Bricker Graydon LLP's Public Finance group and practices in the areas of public finance, public law, and economic development with an emphasis on school and local government law, housing and tax incentives in connection with development projects. Jackie also advises on the issuance of municipal bond and lease purchase transactions for municipalities, school districts, and other Ohio political subdivisions, and provides general counsel services to political subdivisions with respect to various issues of public law.

In addition to her work in the bond financing space, Jackie works with public and private clients to negotiate economic development incentives and establish economic development programs, such as tax increment financing (TIF), new community authorities (NCAs), and community reinvestment areas (CRAs). Jackie also works in the firm's housing practice, assisting developers utilize existing tools and new programs in connection with housing developments. 

Jackie formerly served as the Director of Public Affairs for the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, legislative liaison to the Ohio Treasurer of State and Ohio Attorney General and as a legislative aide in both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly.

For additional ways to contact Jackie Lewis, you can reach her assistant Lora Leuzinger at 614.227.4912 or by email.


The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2014)

The Ohio State University John Glenn School of Public Affairs (M.A., 2014)

The Ohio State University (B.A., International Relations and French)


Recognized, One of Central Ohio’s Most Influential Women & Diversity Executives, Mahogany Columbus Magazine (2024)

Professional Activities

Board Member, Affordable Housing Trust for Columbus and Franklin County

Board Member, Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority

Member, Twin Rivers Ohio Chapter of The Links Incorporated

Member, Columbus Bar Association

Former Board Member and Volunteer, John Mercer Langston Bar Association

Former Board Member, Columbus Urban League Young Professionals

Former Volunteer, Dress For Success Columbus

Former Mock Trial Judge, Law and Leadership Institute



Presentations & Publications

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Jacquelin R. Lewis

  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215 -4291


  • State of Ohio
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