Thomas S. Levyn
Nationally recognized for his leadership, management and negotiation skills, Glaser Weil Partner Thomas S. Levyn is well-respected for his experience handling complex real estate and business transactions, especially land use. Co-head of the Firm's Government & Regulatory Law Department and practicing in the Firm’s Corporate and Real Estate Departments, his clients are generally public companies. These include national banks, realty advisors and insurance companies and large private entities, such as hotels, asset and property managers, equity investors and real estate brokerages. Mr. Levyn is proud to represent the chief executives, presidents and senior management of these companies. He has implemented effective risk management protocols for national real estate firms. In addition, he is a trusted counsel in personal matters for successful entrepreneurs.
As a former mayor of Beverly Hills, Mr. Levyn initiated innovative community-building programs and was recognized for his achievements by the United States Conference of Mayors. As co-chief labor negotiator, he brought successful closure to an historic four-year pact between the City of Beverly Hills and the Police and Fire associations. He created the first legal case management system for the City, resulting in record-setting cost savings.
LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell recognizes Mr. Levyn as an AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer. This is the highest category awarded and indicates that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Mr. Levyn serves on a national bank's advisory board and the Board of Governors of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was previously a member of the Board of Directors of United Way, Greater Los Angeles, a member of the Board of Trustees of Temple Isaiah, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Beverly Hills Public Access Corporation and the Beverly Hills Education Foundation. For nine years, Mr. Levyn managed boys and girls Little League hardball and softball, helping to build children's self-esteem and sense of fair play.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Board of Governors
U.S. Bank, Advisory Board
Land Use Attorneys Post New Podcast to the Land Use Lab Blog
Honors & Awards
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell