Mr. Levin focuses his practice on complex litigation, white collar defense and investigations. A seasoned litigator and former deputy chief of criminal appeals in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, clients rely on Mr. Levin to find creative solutions to their thorniest issues involving high profile government investigations, criminal and environmental litigation and complex, multidistrict litigation with millions if not billions at stake.
Mr. Levin leverages his experience to help companies and law firms navigate the complexities of criminal and civil investigations and litigation brought by various branches of government, including the Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney’s Offices nationwide. Chambers ranked as one of the nation’s leading attorneys, Mr. Levin defends companies accused of alleged violations of the False Claims Act, environmental and government contract violations and criminal conduct such as fraud.
Mr. Levin defends companies facing complex, multidistrict litigation, environmental litigation, mass torts and class actions across a broad range of industries from technology to energy.
Additionally, Mr. Levin maintains an active internal investigations practice, which encompasses advising clients who are subject of investigations, as well as leading internal investigations on behalf of companies and boards.
During Mr. Levin’s tenure in government, he served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Los Angeles, where he tried cases involving tax fraud, treasury check fraud and firearm importation and most recently was deputy chief of criminal appeals.
Mr. Levin taught advanced appellate advocacy at USC Gould School of Law and is co-chair of the Southern California Regional Subcommittee of the ABA White Collar Crime Committee. He is 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 also serves on the board of trustees of the John Thomas Dye School in Los Angeles and formerly was a board member of the Federal Bar Association of 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.