Mr. Leviton was admitted to the California Bar in 1993, and he remains a member in good standing. Mr. Leviton is also a member in good standing of the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court (admitted 1998), U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (admitted 1994) and the U.S. District Courts, Central (1993), Eastern (1998), Northern (1998), and Southern (1998) Districts of California.
Mr. Leviton founded Leviton Law Group, A P.C. in April 2004. Prior to that time, Mr. Leviton was associated with Levinson Kaplan Arshonsky & Kurtz, A P.C., Encino, CA; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, Los Angeles, CA; Folger Levin & Kahn LLP, Century City, CA; and Latham & Watkins, LLP, Los Angeles, CA.
Mr. Leviton graduated from New Iberia Senior High School in New Iberia, Louisiana in May 1984. Thereafter, Mr. Leviton received his Bachelor of Science in Economics degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in December 1987. At Wharton, Mr. Leviton concentrated his studies on finance and insurance. Thereafter, Mr. Leviton received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree, with honors, from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law in May 1993. While at UT, Mr. Leviton was Notes Editor for the Texas Law Review, was elected to the Order of the Coif, was a finalist in the Gibbs & Ratliff Fall Moot Court competition, and was a teaching assistant for Professor L.A. (Scot) Powe.
Mr. Leviton’s practice focuses on civil litigation, business advice and counsel (primarily in the areas of formation, employment law, real estate, contracts, and dissolution) and basic estate planning.
Mr. Leviton has published three articles: When Good Deals Go Bad, Los Angeles Jewish Journal, March 8, 2011; Is Anyone Listening to Our Students? A Plea for Respect and Inclusion, 21 Fla. St. U.L. Rev. 35 (1993); The Fourth Amendment in Texas Public High Schools: Friend or Foe? A Question of Perspective, State Bar (Texas) Section Report: Juvenile Law, December 1992.
Mr. Leviton has been counsel of record in three appeals that have resulted in published opinions: Olson v. Cohen, 106 Cal. App. 4th 1209 (2003); Pasadena Live, LLC v. City of Pasadena, 114 Cal. App. 4th 1089 (2004); and Hammer v. Laycock, 44 Cal. Rptr. 3d 921 (2006). Mr. Leviton has also handled a number of appeals that have resulted in unpublished opinions.
Mr. Leviton was a mediator and arbitrator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court ADR program until the program was eliminated in 2013.
Mr. Leviton was a Lecturer in Business Law and Business Ethics at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles.
Mr. Leviton holds the professional designations Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM).
In addition to the foregoing, Mr. Leviton either is or has been associated with the following organizations:
- Current Board member of the Union for Reform Judaism (NYC, NY)
- Current member of the Executive Council and former president of Men of Reform Judaism (NYC, NY)
- Current Board member of the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute for Southern Jewish Life (Jackson, MS)
- Current Board member of the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition (Indio, CA)
- Current member, Desert Bar Association
- Current member, Desert Business Association
- Current member, Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce
- Former member and former Vice-Chair of the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission
- Former co-president of Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood, California
- Former chairman of the Board of the West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation
- Former member of the board of the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
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