David A. Levie

Associate
Levie David
David Levie represents clients in complex civil litigation matters, including antitrust class actions and disputes related to employment, commercial real estate, breach of contract, construction defects, and partnerships. David has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, from initial case assessment through trial, in both state and federal courts, including managing complex e-discovery efforts, taking and defending depositions, drafting and responding to discovery motions and correspondence, and managing document collection, review, and production. David also has experience conducting and managing expert discovery and class certification in complex civil litigation matters, and with alternative dispute resolution, including mediation.

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

  • Representing 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
  • Successfully represented numerous property owners in a number of real estate disputes, including partition lawsuits and commercial landlord/tenant disputes in the District of Columbia
  • 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
  • Successfully 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
  • Successfully 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. District Court for the District of Columbia