He focuses his practice on complex litigation and appeals. Mr. Levin was part of the team recognized with a California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award for the victory on behalf of Transocean in the litigation arising from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He has been ranked among the nation’s leading attorneys by Chambers USA.
Mr. Levin represents clients in consumer class actions, environmental litigation, antitrust matters, commercial disputes and criminal trials. He has argued more than two dozen appeals, and worked on matters at every stage of litigation from pre-litigation counseling to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Levin was an assistant U.S. attorney in Los Angeles. He tried cases involving tax fraud, treasury check fraud and firearm importation and served as the deputy chief of criminal appeals.
Mr. Levin taught advanced appellate advocacy at USC Gould School of Law. He is a program chair for the ABA White Collar Crime Committee Southern California Regional Subcommittee, a board member of the Federal Bar Association of Los Angeles, a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, a member of the Yale Law School Fund board of directors and a member of the editorial board for the American Bar Association’s State Antitrust Practice and Statutes treatise (5th edition). He serves on the board of trustees of the John Thomas Dye School in Los Angeles.
Mr. Levin clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Judge William A. Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit. He is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he was editor in chief of the Yale Law Journal. He received both his undergraduate and master's degrees from Stanford University.