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Alan Levine

Senior Counsel

Advocacy, whether it's in the courtroom, board room or for community affairs, has been at the center of my trial practice for 40+ years.

alevine@cooley.com

With over 40 years of experience as a trial lawyer, Alan represents clients in complex commercial, securities litigation, white collar and regulatory defense. Alan was elected a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1991. He has been recognized by the New York Law Journal and Chambers USA for his prominence and experience in litigating cases involving complex financial transactions. In addition, he has represented public and private companies under criminal investigation and senior corporate officers in criminal investigations and parallel civil/criminal matters, and law firms in professional malpractice actions, partnership disputes, insurance coverage disputes and other matters arising out of the business of law firms.

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Experience

  • Charlottesville Plaintiffs Secure Justice Against White Supremacist Leaders and Groups With Historic Lawsuit Win 

Standout trial lawyer – Chambers USA
Education

  • New York University School of Law
    JD, 1973

  • University of Pennsylvania
    BS, 1970


Admissions & Credentials

New York

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • American College of Trial Lawyers

  • New York State Bar Association

  • Legal Aid Society

  • New York State Commission on Public Authority Reform

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Commercial Litigation

    New York SuperLawyers: Top 100 Lawyers in New York

    The Legal Aid Society: Servant of Justice award

    New York Magazine: The New York Area's Best Lawyers

    Benchmark Litigation: Litigation Star

    Best Lawyers in America: Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: White-Collar 

    Legal 500 US: Commercial Litigation

    The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers

    The International Who's Who of Commercial Litigators

    American Friends of the Hebrew University: The Torch of Learning award

    New York Law Journal: Lawyers Who Lead by Example

    Anti-Defamation League: The Human Relations award

    Police Athletic League: The Robert M. Morgenthau Award

Tireless advocate for the community. – Police Athletic League