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Justin Levy

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Justin Levy

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Justin Levy

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Justin Levy is coverage and litigation counsel in matters pertaining to various forms of professional liability coverage, including directors' & officers', errors & omissions, and financial services. His practice also focuses on coverage disputes relating to fidelity bonds and cyber, privacy, and media liability issues, including first-party losses arising out of dishonest acts and cyber attacks and third-party disputes arising out of violations of privacy and consumer-protection statutes. Justin has successfully defended insurers in litigation and arbitration.

Justin has additional experience representing insurers and their interests in first- and third-party claims involving other types of liability policies. These include commercial general liability, excess and umbrella, commercial auto, environmental and pollution, and homeowners.

Justin previously served as the first term law clerk for United States Magistrate Judge Zack Hawthorn in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. At this position, he was responsible for civil matters that included first- and third-party insurance claims.

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Texas
  • US District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas

Education

  • J.D., summa cum laude, Texas Tech University School of Law, 2011. Brief Writer, Moot Court National Championship. Articles Editor, Texas Tech Law Review.
  • B.A., cum laude, The George Washington University, 2008

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Insurance Law Section of State Bar of Texas
Experience
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of directors and officers liability insurer and successfully defended appeal in dispute arising out of government investigation involving insured’s opioid products.

  • Defended cyber and media liability insurer in pre-suit dispute arising out of government investigation and consumer class actions regarding insured’s technology product and advertising. 

  • Prosecuted reimbursement claim on behalf of directors and officers liability insurer in dispute arising out of government investigation and civil litigation regarding management of investment funds.

  • Defended liability insurers in declaratory-judgment actions seeking additional-insured coverage.

  • Negotiated and defended priority disputes between co-insurers.

  • Advised insurers in first-party claims under environmental and pollution policies.

  • Defended insurers in connection with cyber extortion and business interruption claims.

  • Advised and defended insurers in connection with liability coverage relating to opioid epidemic.

  • Advised insurers in connection with class action claims brought under privacy acts.

Presentations

  • Co-presenter, "Nationwide survey of governmental immunity," in-house CE presentation to clients, 2019
  • Co-presenter, "Nationwide survey of first-and third-party bad-faith claims," in-house CE presentation to clients, 2018
Sectors

Sectors

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

Services

Services

  • Commercial Disputes

  • Data Protection & Privacy

  • Intellectual Property