Steven L. Levitt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Mineola, NY

Levitt LLP
 | 129 Front Street, Mineola, NY 11501
Phone: 516-248-9700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Steven L. Levitt, the founder of the Mineola, New York, law firm of Levitt LLP, has been representing clients for decades in business litigation, transactions and real estate matters. A former executive for a company in the computer industry, he brings a practical approach to his role as a litigator and counselor for corporations, partnerships, and other types of public and private businesses.

Mr. Levitt attended the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, graduating magna cum laude in 1981. He also completed his undergraduate coursework at Hofstra University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in economics.

While he primarily represents businesses in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings counties, Mr. Levitt has handled litigation and transactional matters all over the country. He is admitted to practice in New York state courts, the U.S. district courts for the eastern and southern districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

In his more than 30 years of practice, Mr. Levitt has represented clients in many high-profile cases with millions of dollars at stake. He has also represented various types of professionals as they form, strengthen or dissolve partnerships and other types of organizations.

Active in professional and community organizations, Mr. Levitt is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association. He has served on the legal committee for the Village of East Hills and has volunteered his legal services for the Montauk Chamber of Commerce.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (60%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Real Estate (20%): Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant

Focus Areas

Business Litigation: Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Real Estate: Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017

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About Steven Levitt

Admitted: 1982, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.levittlawllp.com/steven-levitt.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Phi Beta Kappa honoree, 1978
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Top Legal Eagle for Corporate / Contracts Law , Long Island Pulse Magazine
  • Top 10 Legal Eagle, Long Island Pulse Magazine
  • Leader in Law, Forbes Magazine

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • N/A

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • New York
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Village of East Hills - prior Legal Committee member
  • Montauk Chamber of Commerce - pro bono legal representation

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Nassau County Bar Association - Continuing Legal Education program topic lecturer on buying and selling a law practice

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Liapakis v. Sullivan et al. (New York County Index No. 603307/99)
  • Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. v. Liapakis (Nassau County Index No. 5786/00)
  • State of New York et al. v. Philip Morris Inc., et al., 308 A.D.2d 57, 763 N.Y.S.2d 32 N.Y. Slip Op. 16262 (1st Dept. 2003)
  • In the Matter of Lockheed Martin Corporation v. L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, L.P. (Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, Case No.: 1:05-CV-902-CAP March 2010)
  • L-3 Communications Corporation v. OSI Systems, Inc.(Southern District of New York, Case No.: 1-02-cv-9144-PAC, March 2011)
  • Kalitta Air, L.L.C. as assignee of American International Airways, Inc. v. Central Texas Airborne Systems Inc. (Northern District of California, Oakland Division, Case No.: 96-cv-2494-CW, November 2011)
  • Berkun v. Validation Review Associates, Inc., 262 A.D.2d 341, 693 N.Y.S.2d 56 (2d Dept. 1999)
  • In the Matter of Validation Review Associates, Inc., 91 N.Y.2d 840, 690 N.E.2d 487, 667 N.Y.S.2d 678 (1997)

Transactions:

  • Mr. Levitt has represented multiple companies in various multi-million dollar transactions, including (1) L-3 Communications Corporation; (2) Davidson Aluminum and Metal Corporation; and (3) D.N.S. Metal Industries, Inc.

Representative Clients:

  • Air Distribution Enterprises, Inc.
  • Best Foods Baking Company (A Division of Entenmann's)
  • Rent-a-Center, Inc.
  • Westbeth Corp., HDFC, Inc.
  • Thorn Americas, Inc.
  • Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath & Cannavo, P.C.
  • Montauk Chamber of Commerce
  • Midtown Urological Assoc., P.C.
  • Lockheed Martin Fairchild Corp.
  • Lab Crafters, Inc.
  • L-3 Communications Corporation
  • Jovan Photography, Ltd.
  • Hollis Park Manor Nursing Home
  • Eltman, Eltman & Cooper, P.C.
  • East Coast Petroleum, Inc.
  • BAE Systems, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • Hofstra University, B.A. in Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, 1978
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Office Location for Steven L. Levitt

129 Front Street
Mineola, NY 11501

Phone: 516-248-9700

 

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Last Updated: 5/26/2017

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