Stuart M. Lewis

New Lebanon, NH

Stuart M. Lewis, 66, a retired partner at the law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney in Washington, died Feb. 13 at his home in West Lebanon, N.H.

Stuart, a specialist in tax and employee benefit law, spent much of his career with the Washington tax law practice of Silverstein and Mullens. That firm merged with Buchanan Ingersoll in 1999. Mr. Lewis retired in 2009.

He was a past board president of the American Bar Retirement Association, which manages pension funds on behalf of tens of thousands of lawyers nationwide. He was a past chairman of the American Bar Association’s taxation section. He was an adjunct professor at Georgetown University law school. Stuart was a Charter Fellow of the College.

Stuart Miley Lewis was a McLean native and a 1963 graduate of McLean High School. He was a 1967 graduate of University of Virginia and a 1970 graduate of its law school.

He was a past board member of the private Langley School in McLean. He had a home in McLean.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Bronwen Begenau Lewis of McLean and West Lebanon; two sons, Ethan Lewis of Hanover, N.H., and Cary S. Lewis of McLean; a brother, Guy H. Lewis III of Fairfax County; and a granddaughter.