David A. Levie

Associate
Levie David

David Levie is an experienced litigator, trial attorney, and business advisor who represents clients in a variety of industries both in and outside of the courtroom. As a litigator, David represents clients in all types of civil litigation matters, including antitrust class actions and disputes related to employment issues, commercial real estate, breach of contract, construction claims and defects, and partnerships. He has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, from initial case assessment through trial, in both state and federal courts. David is also adept at counseling on, drafting, and negotiating contracts for complex multi-million-dollar construction projects.

David’s trial experience includes managing complex e-discovery efforts; taking and defending depositions; drafting and responding to discovery motions and correspondence; managing document collection, review, and production; preparing for trial; and conducting witness examinations.

Prior to attending law school, David was a paralegal at a prominent firm in Washington, DC, where he assisted with complex litigation matters involving professional malpractice and intellectual property disputes.

While in law school, he served as a legal intern to the Honorable Lynn Leibovitz of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and the Honorable Reggie B. Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He was also a 2014 summer associate in Venable's Washington, DC office. He served as the assistant managing editor of the Catholic University Law Review, overseeing the editing and publishing of student-written scholarly articles. He received his undergraduate degree in history from Colgate University in 2009 and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, in 2015.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Represented numerous property owners in a number of real estate disputes, including partition lawsuits and commercial landlord/tenant disputes in the District of Columbia
  • Negotiated a favorable resolution of a multi-million-dollar construction contract dispute between property owner and general contractor
  • Represented a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer against class action and individual claims under the Sherman Act arising from an alleged "reverse payment" settlement of patent litigation in the Northern District of Illinois
  • Represented a business owner against third-party equity claims
  • Represented an online retailer in a breach of contract and business fraud dispute in California state court
  • Obtained total dismissal of a multitude of small claims complaints against a not-for-profit organization in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
  • Represented a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer against class action and individual claims under the Sherman Act arising from an alleged "reverse payment" settlement of patent litigation in the District of Massachusetts
  • Represented a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer against an individual opt-out plaintiff under the Sherman Act arising from an alleged "reverse payment" settlement of patent litigation in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Represented a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer against a price-fixing antitrust class action and individual claims in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Obtained total dismissal of a complaint for equitable relief against a not-for-profit organization in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
  • Obtained a partial jury verdict in a dispute regarding the existence of a partnership, after a five-week trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. magna cum laude Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law 2015
    • Assistant managing editor, Catholic University Law Review
    • Legal intern, the Honorable Lynn Leibovitz, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    • Legal intern, the Honorable Reggie B. Walton, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • B.A. Colgate University 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Community
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Volunteerism

  • Board member and officer, Abramson Foundation, a scholarship foundation for Washington, DC public high school students