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Harvey Levin


Washington, D.C.
202 585 6942 direct

Harvey has 30 years of experience as a civil litigator and commercial lawyer, representing banks and other public lenders, private lenders, metropolitan transit authorities, government contractors, publicly and privately held businesses and business owners, construction contractors, private investors, Alaska Native Corporations, and the federal government.

Harvey has successfully litigated claims for clients, both as plaintiffs and as defendants, relating to the adequacy and effects of disclosures under securities laws relating to tender offer documents, proxy statements, prospectuses, and other offering and reporting documents, and claims arising under SEC Rule 10b-5 and other anti-fraud laws. Harvey also has represented SEC-registered issuers in SEC investigations through Wells submission and settlement. For many years, Harvey served as the neutral arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers in claims against brokerage firms and registered representatives brought by customers and by competing brokerage firms.

Harvey has tried cases to successful jury verdicts in the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia, Maryland and the Eastern District of Virginia. He also maintains a diverse practice in contracts (both private and government), employment, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, banking, real estate, business sales and purchases, and other transactions and commercial matters. Harvey was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2010-2016 editions, and in Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (2013).He is also listed among Smart CEO magazine's 2011 "Legal Elite" in the Washington, DC, area.


Representative Matters

Blasic v. Chugach Support Services, et al., 673 F.Supp.2d 389 (D. Md. 2009)

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority v. WMATA 2002 Trust KBC-A, et al. (D.D.C. 2008) (No. 1:08-cv-01869-RMC)

Monument Realty LLC v. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, 535 F. Supp.2d 60 (D.D.C. 2008)

Aleman v. Chugach Support Services, Inc., 485 F.3d 206 (4th Cir. 2007)

C.F. Trust, Inc. v. First Flight Limited Partnership, 338 F.3d 316 (4th Cir. 2003)

American Fed. of Gov't Employees v. United States, 330 F.3d 513 (D.C. Cir. 2003)

C.F. Trust v. Peterson, 1999 WL 33456231 (E.D. Va. 1999)

Peterson v. Cooley, 142 F.3d 181 (4th Cir. 1998)

C.F. Trust, Inc. v. DEP, Inc., 1997 WL 1507390 (Bankr. E.D. Va. 1997)

RTC v. Firstcorp, Inc., 973 F.2d 243 (4th Cir. 1992)

Carleton v. Firstcorp, Inc., 967 F.2d 942 (4th Cir. 1992)

Dept of Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision v. Smallwood, 925 F.2d 894 (6th Cir. 1991)

DiStefano v. United States, 787 F. Supp. 292 (D.R.I. 1992)

Home Mortgage Bank v. Ryan, 768 F. Supp. 330 (D. Utah 1991)

Sargent v. PaineWebber, Inc., 882 F.2d 529 (D.C. Cir. 1989)