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Jesse Levin is a problem solver. For clients that face high-stakes disputes in corporate, entertainment, employment, real estate, and general commercial litigation, he is an aggressive advocate and a dedicated advisor. Jesse takes pride in being responsive to his clients’ unique concerns, and understanding the impacts litigation can have on his clients’ attention and bottom lines. With that understanding, he helps each of his clients identify and pursue their objectives in litigation efficiently, and when necessary, relentlessly.
Jesse maintains a diverse practice built upon his extensive experience in both defending and prosecuting claims for breaches of contract and fiduciary duties; profit participation and royalty disputes; employment claims and wage & hour violations; class actions; intellectual property infringement and trade secret violations. Jesse also routinely represents and advises partners and corporate officers and directors in matters of business divorce, internal investigations, and professional liability.
Jesse's notable successes include prevailing on behalf of a management company, which sued for seven figures in unpaid royalties and defeated counter-claims for alleged violations of the Talent Agencies Act after a two-week arbitration. He also handled a real estate matter before the Los Angeles Superior Court, winning a motion for summary judgment of contract claims that alleged over $150,000,000 in damages.
A life-long Angeleno, Jesse received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California, and his law degree from UCLA Law. Year after year, he is repeatedly selected as a “Rising Star” by Southern California Super Lawyers.
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
Century City Bar Association, Board of Governors
Motion Picture Television Fund NextGen, Member
American Friends of Hebrew University LEAD Cohort II, Nominee
Southern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2013-2022
San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “Valley Trusted Advisor," 2015
Los Angeles Copyright Society’s Paul Miller Scholarship Recipient