Fredrick S. Levin has over 25 years of experience representing individual and corporate clients in high-stakes class action and complex civil litigation throughout the country. Mr. Levin spearheads the firm’s California Litigation practice, representing financial services industry clients in consumer class actions arising under federal consumer protection statutes and the Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices (UDAP) statutes of multiple states.
Mr. Levin also regularly advises corporate clients on regulatory and compliance issues, and on the drafting and enforcement of consumer and commercial arbitration agreements and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
In addition, Mr. Levin has represented corporate and individual clients in a wide array of national and transnational commercial disputes involving contract enforcement, corporate governance, debt collection, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and securities.
Mr. Levin also has an active appellate practice and has briefed and argued numerous cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Mr. Levin is also co-located in the firm’s Chicago office and practices regularly in Illinois and Michigan.
Mr. Levin is a frequent author and lecturer on litigation and compliance issues regarding the consumer financial services industry including on topics such as federal preemption under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) mortgage servicing rules, the CFPB’s proposed arbitration rule, residential mortgage backed securities litigation, management of multi-jurisdictional litigation, enforcement of jury trial waivers, the use of American discovery in support of foreign litigation, and damages measurement.
Mr. Levin received his J.D. from the University of Michigan and his A.B. from Princeton University.
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