Press Release

Powerhouse New York Litigator Gabriel Levinson Joins Haynes Boone

October 07, 2022

Gabriel Levinson, who litigates high-profile commercial and business tort disputes across the country, has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP as the New York-based chair of the firm’s Real Estate Litigation Practice.

Gabriel previously served as chair of the Real Estate Litigation group at Polsinelli and was a shareholder in its Commercial Litigation Practice.

His practice focuses on litigating complex and general commercial business disputes, including corporate, business tort and breach of contract claims, and commercial real estate disputes.

“Gabriel is a zealous, accomplished litigator, who has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts nationwide,” said Ben Mesches, Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. “Clients will relish his ability to remain laser focused in helping his clients achieve their litigation objectives in the most efficient manner possible. He greatly bolsters our litigation capabilities in New York and across the country.”

Gabriel prosecutes and defends claims arising from a variety of business litigation areas, including commercial lease and asset purchase disputes, acquisitions, mergers, corporate governance disputes, proxy contests, joint venture disputes, emergency injunctive actions, shareholder disputes, derivative actions, employment disputes, and breach of contract disputes. He has secured jury and non-jury verdicts in the areas of corporate, real estate, entertainment, and insurance recovery litigation. Gabriel also arbitrates and mediates cases before multiple tribunals, including the American Arbitration Association and the Judicial and Mediation Services.

“I am excited to join a firm like Haynes Boone with an amazing culture that encourages lawyers to work collaboratively in serving their clients’ best interests,” he said. “Haynes Boone provides a perfect platform for my litigation practice.”

Haynes Boone handles commercial litigation of all sizes, recognizing that any matter can qualify as “bet-the-company” to clients. Whether it’s a commercial real estate, corporate, business tort, or contract dispute, class action or regulatory issue, the firm’s Litigation Practice is always mindful of the need for efficiency and budget certainty while obtaining stellar results for its clients.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With 600 lawyers, Haynes Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2022 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.

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