Daniel Levison is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Singapore office, where he heads its Litigation Department. He counsels clients regarding compliance matters and conducts internal investigations and compliance reviews across the Asia-Pacific region, where he has over 18 years of experience. His practice has included work in many countries in South and Southeast Asia and beyond, including Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Singapore, as well as India, Nepal, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, China.
Clients say that Mr. Levison “is intelligent, thorough and flexible in meeting our company’s needs”, and also rely on his experience with highly sensitive matters, which have included fraud and corruption, cartel and other competition matters, anti-money laundering, export control, privacy and data security, and regulatory and product safety investigations. In addition, he assists clients with pre-acquisition and third-party anti-corruption due diligence, and developing, reviewing and implementing anti-corruption policies, procedures and training programs.
Mr. Levison also focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters, with particular emphasis on the resolution of multi-jurisdictional disputes, and has developed particular expertise regarding cross-border electronic discovery matters. Mr. Levison has counseled clients in a range of matters involving contract disputes, business torts, antitrust, product liability, intellectual property and other issues. Mr. Levison has represented clients in a variety of industries, including electronics and manufacturing, software, consulting and professional services, consumer goods, electronic commerce, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, sports and entertainment, transportation, construction and real estate, hospitality, insurance, and banking and financial services, among others.
Before moving to Singapore, Mr. Levison practiced in the firm’s Tokyo office for over 12 years, and is proficient in Japanese. Mr. Levison has also worked in the firm’s New York office.
Mr. Levison was listed by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 and 2019 as a top practitioner (Band 1) in his field for Corporate Investigations/Anti-corruption. He was also recommended as a leading practitioner in Singapore by Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2019.
From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Levison served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eduardo C. Robreno, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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