Andrea Levenson is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the Orange County office of Haynes and Boone. She represents clients in a variety of business litigation, intellectual property, and class action matters. Ms. Levenson is adept at all stages of litigation, including motion practice, fact discovery, summary judgment, pretrial motions, mediation, and arbitration. She has significant experience in contract disputes, trade secret, TCPA, patent, copyright, and trademark litigation.
Ms. Levenson’s robust pro bono practice includes civil rights/prisoner rights litigation in California and Louisiana, defense of unlawful detainer proceedings for indigent clients, and coordinating the office’s involvement in the federal pro se clinic for pro bono representation in the Central District of California.
Ms. Levenson earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of California, Irvine School of Law. In law school, she received Pro Bono Graduation High Honors for her more than 200 hours of pro bono service, where she represented clients in post-conviction relief matters. Ms. Levenson also represented a prisoner in a civil rights appeal before the Ninth Circuit, securing a complete reversal and remand of the District Court's order dismissing the civil rights action on every ground argued.
Selected Publications and Speeches
- "TCPA Compliance: Risks and Responsibilities," presentation to public and private clients, December 15, 2020.
- "Restrictive Covenants in California After Ixchel Pharma," co-author, Law360, August 4, 2020.
B.S., California State University Long Beach, 2007, cum laude; Dean’s List
J.D., University of California Irvine School of Law, 2018, magna cum laude
Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Nicole Bershon, 2016
In Facebook v. Duguid,1 the Supreme Court recently issued an opinion that should significantly reduce class action litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). The Court adopted a narrow reading of what constitutes an “automatic telephone dialing system,” resolving a critical circuit split and expanding companies’ ability to communicate with customers and employees alike. The [...]