Education: Columbia Law School (J.D.); London School of Economics (M.Sc.); Harvard College (A.B.)
Vincent Levy, a former law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court and to then-Chief Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg of the D.C. Circuit, is a trial and appellate lawyer who represents corporations and individuals in complex commercial disputes. Vincent was named a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal in 2017 and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers every year since 2015. He has been recognized on Benchmark Litigation's Under 40 Hot List since 2017. Quoting clients, Legal 500 reports that "Vincent Levy 'can tackle the toughest legal issues and explain them in clear compelling briefs.'"
Vincent has experience advising clients facing or pursuing litigation under, among others, federal securities laws and regulations, antitrust law, state and federal administrative law, state corporate law, state contract and tort law, public and private international law, the Bankruptcy Code, and the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970. He has defended public companies and their directors in multi-forum shareholder litigation alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, securities fraud, and other matters in both state and federal court.
A partner at Holwell Shuster & Goldberg, Vincent has represented bondholders as plaintiffs with claims against various foreign sovereigns, including creditors in high-profile litigation surrounding Argentina's debt default and bondholders holding defaulted Congolese debt; represents French industrial company Alstom in litigation and arbitration against GE concerning the most significant French M&A transaction of 2014; represents Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in a malpractice case; represents various corporations and individuals in assorted cross-border matters; and is running a billion-dollar antitrust case brought by Valassis Communications, Inc., a MacAndrews & Forbes company, against News Corp. and its subsidiaries.
Vincent has filed numerous briefs amicus curiae in the Supreme Court, including as counsel of record on behalf of various legislators and the Brennan Center for Justice in two cases involving partisan gerrymandering. As part of Vincent's pro bonopractice, he led a team of attorneys who secured the first injunction against President Trump's revised travel ban.
He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he earned the highest grade-point average in his graduating class.
Last Updated: July 2018