Brian Levin

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At Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A., Mr. Levin focuses his law practice as a Securities Fraud Lawyer and on securities-related disputes representing individual and institutional investors. Brian Levin also investigates stockbroker misconduct matters and other securities-related litigation. In addition, Mr. Levin represents parties in plaintiff-side class action litigation, corporate divorce matters, employment matters, and general business litigation. Mr. Levin has been named a “Top Up-and-Comer” by the South Florida Legal Guide and Florida Trend magazine, as well as a “Rising Star” by Superlawyers magazine. He is a member of the Dade County Bar Association, the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

Mr. Levin grew up in Michigan and graduated from James Madison College at Michigan State University with a B.A. in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, cum laude. He then moved to Miami, Florida and attended the University of Miami School of Law where he graduated cum laude and was a member of the University of Miami Business Law Review.

Mr. Levin began his legal career as a law clerk at Boies Schiller & Flexner, LLP, a national law firm, where he specialized in securities law and general complex commercial litigation. After graduating from law school, he worked for Gilbride Heller & Brown, P.A. (now called Brown & Heller, P.A.) a boutique securities litigation defense firm, where he represented the largest hedge fund administrator in the world. Mr. Levin left Gilbride Heller & Brown, P.A. to join Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. in 2007.

Areas of Practice

  • Securities Arbitration and Financial Fraud Litigation
  • Hedge Fund Disputes
  • OTC Derivatives and Swaps
  • ISDA Agreement Litigation
  • Structured Products
  • Financial Industry Compensation and Bonus Disputes
  • Financial Industry Employee Transitions
  • Financial Industry Partnership Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • U-5 Defamation and Libel
  • Financial Industry Employment Disputes
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Private Equity Disputes
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Corporate Divorce Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Executive Compensation and Bonus Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. – 2006
    • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Michigan State University
    • B.A. – 2003
    • Honors: Cum Laude

Published Works

  • “Killing Life Partners: Why Viatical Settlements Are Securities,” , 6 Bus. & Sec. L. 71, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s Merit Scholar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member

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