Mara Leventhal is a Partner with the Firm. Ms. Leventhal litigates complex, multi-billion dollar business disputes on behalf of prominent individuals, corporations and institutional clients. She defends attorneys and major law firms in high stakes legal malpractice, disciplinary and sanction proceedings. Ms. Leventhal has extensive experience representing domestic and international clients in a broad range of commercial disputes before federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration and mediation.
Ms. Leventhal has been selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list since 2019. She is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, the Trial Lawyer Honor Society. Ms. Leventhal has served as a member of the New York City Bar Committees on Federal Courts (2017-2021), Professional Responsibility (2012-2015) and Professional and Judicial Ethics (2003-2006).
Ms. Leventhal is a member of the Bar in New York and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, that U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Eighth, Ninth, District of Columbia and Federal Circuits, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Ms. Leventhal joined the Firm in 2002. Prior to joining the Firm, she practiced at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jed S. Rakoff of the Southern District of New York. Ms. Leventhal received a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, from Dartmouth College.
Doggett v. United States, 505 U.S. 647, 652 n.1 (1992)
Advisory Committee Note (2000) to Federal Rule of Evidence 701
Advisory Committee Note (1993) to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11