Levin Papantonio was established in 1955 and is "AV" rated with more than thirty attorneys and 175 support staff. The founding partner was a two-term Florida governor and candidate for president of the United States. In the past twenty-five years, the firm has received more than seventy-five jury verdicts in the amount of one million dollars or more, including twelve jury verdicts in excess of ten million dollars, and two in excess of $450 million. Additionally, the firm’s total verdicts exceed more than $2.5 billion dollars.
In its July, 2002 edition, the National Law Journal recognized Levin Papantonio as the fourth most successful law firm in America based on total jury verdicts. One of the senior partners, Fred Levin, was named as one of the country's "Top Ten Litigators". Three of the firm's attorneys were nominated in 2008 as one of the top trial teams in the country by the Public Justice Foundation after they secured a $380 million dollar verdict against a multi-national corporation. The firm’s attorneys have been profiled by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Time Magazine, George Magazine, Newsweek, Fox News, ABC News, CNN, The American Lawyer, Lawyer Weekly and the National Law Journal.
The Levin Papantonio Securities Department currently represents several state and municipal pension funds that manage more than 30 billion dollars on behalf of their constituents. In addition, it has represented more than 1,000 investment fraud victims across the country in state and federal court and securities industry arbitration. Our Securities Department routinely manages cases with millions of documents and dozens of witnesses and has successfully litigated against some of the largest financial institutions in the world. Our attorneys have dedicated careers to representing victims of securities fraud. We expand our securities practice by speaking at industry and legal education seminars across the nation. We are committed to bringing justice to victims of securities fraud.
To learn more about our law firm please visit www.levinlaw.com
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