J. LEVY, ESQ.
2787 Cheshire Drive
Accomplished commercial litigator with stellar credentials, references, and top NYC firm experience in complex litigations, seeks challenging/interesting position with quality of life firm. Remuneration and schedule are flexible and secondary.
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QUADRINO & SCHWARTZ, 600 Old Country Road, Garden City, New York
Seven attorney firm known for work quality rivaling top NYC firms. Concentration in disability insurance practice (not worker’s comp) involving large individual disability policies, and general commercial litigation. Plaintiff and defense work with insurance companies as the typical adversaries.
THALER & GERTLER, LLP, 900 Merchants Concourse, Westbury, New York
Associate 5/95–6/98, Partner 7/98–4/05
Associate in the Law Office of Richard G. Gertler, became partner when Gertler merged with Andrew M. Thaler. Concentration in commercial litigation and bankruptcy.
LAW OFFICES OF ROBERT G. DEL GADIO, EAB Plaza, Uniondale, New York
Litigation Associate, 4/94–4/95
Small, quality firm specializing in commercial litigation, bankruptcy, personal injury. Responsible for all aspects of litigations, initial intake, pleadings, discovery, motions practice, court appearances, trial preparation and trial. Maintained independent caseload and assisted named partner in major litigations. Practice in New York state courts, Southern and Eastern, District and Bankruptcy Courts.
MUDGE ROSE GUTHRIE ALEXANDER & FERDON, New York, New York
Litigation Associate; 4/93–3/94
Top NYC firm. Part of Environmental Defense Group representing major insurer in declaratory judgment actions concerning Superfund sites nationwide. Specific duties included attending defense liaison committee meetings, coordinating strategies with local and co-counsels, discovery, research, drafting motions, trial preparation and attendance at trial dubbed “Largest trial in Iowa History.” Mudge announced that it was dissolving its 40-attorney insurance coverage group in January 1994 (NYLJ 1/19/94 p.1), and the 125-year old, 300-plus attorney white-shoe firm imploded a year later.
WHITMAN & RANSOM, Pan Am Building, New York, New York
Summer Associate & Litigation Associate; 9/90–4/93
Top NYC firm. Typical litigation diet for major NY firm entry-level associate. Legal research, drafting pleadings, discovery and motions, generally less important court appearances such as status and settlement conferences, motions practice, appellate practice, client meetings, depositions.
New York; New Jersey; United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the District of New Jersey; United States Court of Federal Claims; United States Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Federal Circuit, and Armed Forces; United States Supreme Court.
ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Jamaica, New York
Juris Doctor: May 1990
Class Standing: 26/399, Top 7%
Law Review; published Note
American Jurisprudence Awards in Property II and Constitutional Law
Director of Publications, Admiralty Society Journal
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, C.W. POST CAMPUS, Brookville, New York
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, cum laude, January 1988