Stanton D. Levenson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Stanton D. Levenson, P.A.
 | 6105 Spirit St., Apt. 447, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone: 412-552-3231
Fax: 412-687-1305
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1968
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of his own law firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Stanton D. Levenson focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters. He provides astute and skilled representation to clients who have been charged with misdemeanors or felonies by the commonwealth or federal government. The types of cases that Mr. Levenson has extensive experience in include drug possession, distribution and trafficking, and sex crimes such as rape, assault, indecent exposure and possession of child pornography. In addition, Mr. Levenson defends both professionals and non-professionals who have been accused of such white-collar crimes as Medicare and insurance fraud and embezzlement. He has been able to obtain acquittals in many of these cases, and in others, he has successfully negotiated favorable plea agreements with the prosecution.

Mr. Levenson attended the University of Pittsburgh as an undergraduate, and he received his Bachelor of Arts in 1963. Remaining on campus, he pursued his legal education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1966. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Mr. Levenson is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd, 4th and 10th Circuits; and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Levenson has been an active participant in numerous professional organizations. He has served on the board of governors of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, and he is a former vice president of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Active in his community as well, Mr. Levenson has been a member of the board of the organization formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense (50%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2009 - 2019

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About Stanton Levenson

Admitted: 1968, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.seriousdefense.com/about_us/biography.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • AV Martindale-Hubbell Rating
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Superior Court
  • Former Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Committee
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Federal Court Section, 1992 - Present
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Special Fee Determination Committee, 1986 - Present
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judicial Merit Selection Committee, 1999 - 2001
  • Treasurer, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judicial Merit Selection Committee, 1998
  • Treasurer, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judicial Merit Selection Committee, 1997
  • Chairman, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 1996
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 2010 - 2013
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 1994 - 1996
  • Director, Allegheny County Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers in Criminal Court, 1989 - 1995
  • Member, American Bar Association, Grand Jury Committee, 1981 - 1982
  • Subcommittee Chair, American Bar Association, Ethical Considerations in Prosecutions and Defense of Criminal Cases Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association, Ethical Considerations in Prosecutions and Defense of Criminal Cases Committee, 1980 - 1981
  • Member, American Bar Association, Ethical Considerations in Prosecutions and Defense of Criminal Cases Committee, 1979 - 1980
  • Member, American Bar Association, Defense Function Committee of the Criminal Justice Section, Subcommittees on Competence of Counsel, 1976 - 1977
  • Member, American Bar Association, Defense Function Committee of the Criminal Justice Section, Subcommittees on Public Education, 1976 - 1977
  • Member, American Bar Association, Defense Function Committee of the Criminal Justice Section, 1976 - 1977
  • Member, American Bar Association, Committee on Defense Services and Effective Representation of the Section of Criminal Justice, 1975 - 1976
  • Vice President and CLE Chairman, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1988 - 1990
  • Past Chairperson, Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee
  • Past President, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1990 - 1992
  • Board Member, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1998 - Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Board of Trustees, Riverview School, 1991 - 1998
  • Member, Attorneys Division, United Jewish Federation, 1992 - Present
  • Board Member, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1989 - 1996
  • Board Member, Jewish Community Center, 1984 - 1991

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Course Planner, Advanced Criminal Law Workshop, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1990 - 1991
  • Lecturer, Certified by The Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission as an Instructor, Steel Valley Police Academy
  • Participant, Law Mini Course taught in Pittsburgh City Schools, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1976
  • Participant, Law Mini Course taught in Pittsburgh City Schools, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1975
  • Lecturer, Allegheny County Bar Association, Legal Practice, Criminal Law, 1976
  • Frequently Lectures on Substantive, Trial, Appellate and Ethical Topics

Educational Background:

  • University of Pittsburgh, 1963

Industry Groups

  • American Board Of Criminal Lawyers
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Office Location for Stanton D. Levenson

6105 Spirit St., Apt. 447
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Phone: 412-552-3231

Fax: 412-687-1305

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Last Updated: 5/10/2019

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