Jesse B. Levin
Jesse B. Levin is an Associate in the Glaser Weil's Litigation Department. His practice involves all aspects of complex litigation of business, entertainment, and general commercial disputes, including breaches of contract and fiduciary duties; employment and wage & hour violations; diverse casualty claims; class actions; insurance coverage and bad faith claims; and intellectual property infringement and trade secret violations. Mr. Levin also routinely represents and advises corporate officers and directors in matters of business divorce, internal investigations, and professional liability.
Mr. Levin is regularly appointed lead associate on cases before federal, state, trial and appellate courts that involve multiple individuals and corporate entities. He is an aggressive advocate with responsibility for day-to-day litigation management, discovery, taking and defending depositions, dispositive motion practice and client relations. He has second-chaired multiple arbitrations as well as a three-week trial in Superior Court to verdict.
Prevailed on behalf of a management company suing for seven figures in unpaid royalties and defeated counter-claims for alleged violations of the Talent Agencies Act after a two-week arbitration.
Represented a special committee of the board of a public company in a comprehensive internal investigation of allegations of executive misconduct resulting in appropriate action by the board.
Defended and counter-claimed on behalf of director and officer of multi-unit franchise restaurant company in private arbitration involving claims of negligence and fraud to advantageous resolution.
Successfully demurred and obtained dismissals for multiple defendants in action against insured directors, officers and others accused of fraud and negligence in operating insolvent corporation.
Litigated dozens of wage and hour class actions filed by truck drivers against leading transportation and logistics companies to favorable settlement terms for clients.
Defended mislabeling class action against one of the largest snack food manufacturers in the United States resulting in favorable individualized settlement for the client.
Defended national retail clothing store company in multi-party Proposition 65 lawsuit to settlement.
San Fernando Valley Bar Association, 2009-Present
Honors & Awards
Southern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2013-2018
San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “Valley Trusted Advisor," 2015
Los Angeles Copyright Society’s Paul Miller Scholarship Recipient