Jamie Levitt is co-chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Trial Group and former head of the New York Litigation Department. Her practice involves all aspects of complex commercial litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on securities litigation. She has represented public companies and their officers and directors in securities fraud actions, shareholder derivative suits and SEC and other regulatory investigations. She also has experience conducting and defending corporate internal investigations and advising board committees and individuals with respect to investigations.
Ms. Levitt is a trial lawyer with an active practice representing and counseling companies in commercial disputes, including real estate financing disputes, bankruptcy contested proceedings and intellectual property cases involving trademark, trade secret and unfair competition claims. Her clients include companies, officers and directors in a broad range of industries, including financial services, life sciences, technology and real estate.
Ms. Levitt serves on numerous boards and committees of public interest groups, including serving on the Board of the Federal Bar Council and as past chair of its Public Service Committee; Executive Vice President of the Board of Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.; secretary of the Board of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest; member of the Board of VisionSpring; and member of the Advisory Board of Inwood House. In addition, Ms. Levitt serves on the Board of Directors of Morrison & Foerster LLP and as Chair of The Morrison & Foerster Foundation, and was formerly chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Pro Bono Committee.
Ms. Levitt received her BA, magna cum laude, in 1988 from the University of Pennsylvania, and her JD in 1992 from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Articles Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems. From 1993 to 1994, she served as a law clerk to the Hon. Nathaniel M. Gorton, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts.
Jamie Levitt has been recommended as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 US and Super Lawyers. In 2014, The National Law Journal named Jamie Levitt a "Winning" Litigator.
NLJ Names Jamie Levitt a "Winning" Litigator
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