Leticia S. Lewis serves as Director, Policy at BSA | The Software Alliance in Washington, DC. In this capacity, she works with members to develop BSA’s policy positions and articulate them to policy makers in the United States and abroad. The issues she works on include cloud computing, cybersecurity, market access, privacy, global trade policy, among others.
Prior to joining BSA, Lewis was the director of government relations in Latin America for BlackBerry. In this capacity, she helped develop and execute policy advocacy strategies targeted at removing market access barriers and facilitating the company’s operations in the region. She has also served as director of the U.S. Section of the Brazil-U.S. Business Council at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. Prior to relocating to the United States, Lewis studied in Vancouver, Canada, where she held an internship with the law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin. Immediately after graduating from Law School, she worked as an attorney in the areas of corporate, tax, and intellectual property laws in Brazil.
Lewis was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil. She holds a J.D. degree from Universidade Paulista. She also holds an LL.M. degree with a major in Intellectual Property Law from The George Washington University Law School. She speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish. Leticia is a Brazilian and U.S. citizen. She is based in BSA’s Washington, DC office.