Bruce D. Levin

Bruce Levin’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, business reorganization, securities law and white collar criminal defense. His significant trial experience includes complex multi-party and cross-border litigation. He has obtained several multi-million dollar awards for his clients and has been successful in appellate practice.

Both professionally and personally, he is experienced in the nuances of cross-border and international matters. He is one of a very few Americans to be licensed to practice in certain U.S. jurisdictions as well as being licensed to practice as a Solicitor in England.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Commercial litigation

  •  Co-chaired four week federal court trial, successfully defending individuals against claims for piercing the corporate veil, RICO and unfair trade practices.
  • Co-chaired three month state court trial representing developers of co-generation facility against major utility company. Case settled after trial for in excess of $8,000,000.00.
  • Procured for construction industry client a multi-million dollar settlement for damages and delays relative to a power generating plant in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Co-chaired successful five week jury trial, obtaining a multi-million dollar judgment against a prominent local corporation for breach of fiduciary duty and freeze-out of minority shareholders.
  • Co-chaired case in Delaware Court of Chancery concerning a partnership dispute between two nationally-known real estate developers.
  • Successfully represented major stock brokerage firm in 6 full-length arbitration proceedings before Self-Regulatory Organizations, such as FINRA and NYSD.
  • Assisted clients in the recovery of multi-million dollar settlements for accounting malpractice against major and regional accounting firms.  
Criminal litigation

  • Co-chaired eight-week jury trial regarding 61 count federal indictment concerning complex issues of conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering.
  • Obtained reversal by the New Hampshire Supreme Court of a conviction for manufacture of illicit drugs.
Business Reorganization and Transactional

  • Represented consortium of 16 municipal power facilities in reorganizations of Public Service Co. of New Hampshire and of Eastern Maine Electrical Cooperative
  • Represented debtor in successful reorganization of 472-unit apartment complex in Orlando, Florida
  •  Represented vendors, creditors and liquidators in bankruptcy proceedings of numerous national retail chains in New York, Delaware and Massachusetts
REPORTED CASES

  • George Hyman Construction Co. v Jackson D. Gateman, et al, 16 F.Supp.2d 129 (1988)
  • In re: Cole, 205 B.R. 688 (Bankr. Ma. 1997)
  • In Re: Barney and Carey Co., 170 B.R. 17 (Bankr. Ma 1994)
  • Construction Technology, Inc v Cybermation, Inc. 1993 WL 87926 (S.D.N.Y. 1993)
  • Foley v Comm.of Massachusetts, et al., 437 Mass. 1016 (2002)
  • North American Specialty Ins. Co. v. LaPalme, 258 F.3d 35 (1st Cir. 2001)
  • Staniunas v. Vento, 67 Mass. App. Ct. 1111 (2006)
  • State v. Garlington, 122 Conn. App. 345 (Conn.2010)
  • State of N.H. v. Orde, 161 N.H. 260 (N.H.2010)
BAR STATUS

  • Admitted to Massachusetts Bar, 1986
  • Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1990
  • Admitted to Roll of Solicitors for England and Wales, 1996

EDUCATION

  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Boston, Massachusetts, J.D., May 1986. Honors:  Paul J. Liacos and Edward F. Hennessey Scholar
  • BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, Waltham, Massachusetts, B.A., magna cum laude, high honors in English and American Literature, May 1983.
RECOGNITIONS

  • Repeatedly recognized in Boston Magazine as a Massachusetts and New England “Super Lawyer”
  •  “AV” Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating (highest score)
PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES

  • Reviser of Massachusetts Law, Digest of Commercial Laws of the World, Oceana Publication
  • Co-Author, Massachusetts Civil Procedure Practice Guide: Pretrial Practice, Lawyer’s Cooperative Publications
  • Moderator and Speaker, Construction Issues in Bankruptcy, at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Northeast Bankruptcy Conference
  • American Bankruptcy Institute’s Northeast Bankruptcy Conference
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