As a versatile first-chair trial lawyer, Jason has spent over 20 years litigating high-stakes business cases for plaintiffs and defendants, including money claims against the federal government, and has been lead defense counsel in nationwide antitrust class actions. Jason’s tenacity and trial-readiness help him exceed his client’s expectations, both in the courtroom and at the settlement table.
Jason Levine has tried 14 jury, bench, and arbitral trials. He has been lead counsel in a wide array of business cases, including many varieties of commercial and government-related contract claims, prime–subcontractor disputes, post-closing suits, and business torts including fraud and misappropriation. Jason is also an experienced antitrust litigator, having served as lead defense counsel to global technology companies in several of the nation’s largest antitrust price-fixing class actions and multidistrict proceedings. Complementing his trial practice, Jason has briefed over two dozen cases on appeal, including in the U.S. Supreme Court. Jason is also particularly adept at achieving efficient results for clients in exigent situations.
Jason holds leadership roles with the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center and the Federalist Society that keep him informed about legal issues of importance to his clients. He has been included among the Best Lawyers in America for 2020, has been named to Super Lawyers for Washington, D.C. and as a “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation every year since 2012, and was “Recommended” in Antitrust by Legal 500 U.S. in 2018 and by Global Competition Review in 2015 and 2016. After graduating from Harvard Law School, he was a judicial law clerk to Judge Randall Rader on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. In law school, he was editor-in-chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy.