Mr. Barry Levin, a partner in Orrick's San Francisco office, is a member of the Litigation Group.
Mr. Levin's practice focuses on complex litigation with a special emphasis on insurance recovery matters; and he is known in the market as a "very bright, very savvy" coverage lawyer, according to the 2013 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business.
Mr. Levin regularly represents corporate insureds in a variety of coverage matters and has significant experience in handling large environmental and toxic tort claims.
Mr. Levin served as trial counsel for Johns-Manville Corporation in its coverage litigation involving asbestos-related bodily injury claims, as well as for Syntex (U.S.A.) Inc. in connection with coverage for the cleanup of dioxin contamination in Times Beach, Missouri.
Mr. Levin counsels and litigates in a variety of insurance areas, including directors and officers liability, copyright and trademark, antitrust, securities, construction, fidelity losses and first-party claims.
Mr. Levin is a frequent lecturer in the area of insurance coverage and law firm management. Prior to joining Orrick, Mr. Levin was a shareholder at Heller Ehrman LLP.