Michael R. Levinson

USA: Illinois

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
131 South Dearborn Street
Suite 2400
IL 60603-5577

Tel: +1 312 460 5868
Fax: +1 312 460 7868

Email: mlevinson@seyfarth.com
Web: www.seyfarth.com

Mr. Levinson is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, focusing his practice on litigation, with particular experience in large intellectual property and commercial lawsuits, including patent and trade secrets litigation and motor vehicle dealer disputes. He has handled cases in federal and state courts and in private arbitrations throughout the country, involving sporting goods, financial services and products, electronics, and food products, among many others. Mr. Levinson has extensive bench trial, jury trial, and appellate experience. He has spoken and written frequently on a variety of issues, including patent damages, protecting trade secrets, and expert witnesses.

Mr. Levinson is the former chairman of Seyfarth’s national Litigation Department and is a member of the Firm’s Compensation Committee. He is the co-chair of Seyfarth’s National Trial Team and also serves as the Firm’s General Counsel. Mr. Levinson is ranked in Chambers USA and has been selected as both an Illinois Super Lawyer and an Illinois Leading Lawyer in intellectual property and has been recognized by Legal 500 and Best Lawyers. Mr. Levinson was on the Adjunct Faculty at Kent College of Law, where he taught Intellectual Property Trial Advocacy. Mr. Levinson was also an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers in proceedings brought by and against NASD members.

Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 800 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.

We have gained acclaim for our innovative SeyfarthLean client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and we continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with our clients.

Our efforts have contributed to our recognition by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service within the 2015 BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service A-Team and being named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms.

“Michael Levinson of Seyfarth Shaw LLP acts in state and federal courts in a range of commercial disputes. He is also experienced in arbitration”
Chambers & Partners, 2015