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Jeffrey A. LeVee (Jeff)
Partner

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(T) +1.213.243.2572
(F) +1.213.243.2539

Education

  • Northwestern University (J.D. cum laude 1984; Notes and Comments Editor, Law Review); Duke University (B.A. magna cum laude 1981)

Bar Admissions

  • California

As the head of the litigation practice in the Los Angeles Office, Jeff LeVee focuses on antitrust litigation, health care litigation, and complex business and antitrust counseling. Jeff has successfully litigated and arbitrated matters in courts and other administrative bodies throughout the United States. The clients he represents include health care providers, pharmaceutical companies, retailers, telecommunications companies, manufacturers, and technology companies.

Jeff has successfully defended dozens of class action lawsuits, including a successful jury verdict following a trial on antitrust claims brought by a certified consumer class against Macy's. He has represented several health care providers in various litigation matters related to the provision, contracting, and pricing of health care services, including a successful jury verdict (affirmed on appeal) following a seven-week trial in 2012 on behalf of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in an antitrust lawsuit. In addition, Jeff has defended nearly all of the litigation and adversary proceedings brought against ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) since Jones Day assisted in the formation of ICANN in 1998, including a successful Ninth Circuit decision in 2015 dismissing antitrust and other claims against ICANN.

Jeff is currently serving as a Vice Chair of the Joint Conduct Committee of the ABA Antitrust Section, and he has been a member of the Section's leadership since 1997. He served twice on the Council of the Section, and he has been chair of the Trial Practice, Civil Practice & Procedure, Global Private Litigation, and Spring Meeting Committees.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Selected several years running by Best Lawyers in America and awarded "Los Angeles Litigation Antitrust Lawyer of the Year for 2015"

    Ranked in Chambers Global and Chambers USA in competition/antitrust

    "Highly recommended" by the Practicing Law Company

    Recognized multiple times in Southern California Super Lawyers and The Legal 500 US
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