Fredrick Levin has over 30 years of experience representing individual and corporate clients in high-stakes class action and complex civil litigation throughout the country. He represents financial services industry clients in consumer class actions arising under federal and state consumer protection statutes. He also regularly represents clients in enforcement matters before the California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation (DFPI) and advises corporate clients on regulatory and compliance issues. He also advises clients on the drafting and enforcement of consumer and commercial arbitration agreements and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
In addition, Fredrick has represented corporate and individual clients in a wide array of national and transnational commercial disputes involving contract enforcement, corporate governance, debt collection, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and securities. He also has an active appellate practice and has briefed and argued numerous cases in federal and state courts throughout the U.S.
Fredrick is a frequent author and lecturer on litigation and compliance issues regarding the consumer financial services industry, including on topics such as federal preemption under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) mortgage servicing rules, the CFPB’s proposed arbitration rule, residential mortgage backed securities litigation, management of multi-jurisdictional litigation, enforcement of jury trial waivers and the use of American discovery in support of foreign litigation and damages measurement.
Prior to joining Orrick, Fredrick was a partner at Buckley LLP. He is co-located in the firm’s Chicago office and practices regularly in Illinois and Michigan.