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Gregg S. Levin

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With more than two decades of legal experience, Gregg Levin represents domestic and foreign institutional investors and union pension funds in corporate governance, directorial misconduct and securities fraud matters.

Gregg's investigative, research and writing skills have supported Motley Rice as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous securities and shareholder derivative cases against Dell, Inc., UBS AG and Cintas Corporation. Gregg manages complaint and brief writing for class action deal cases, shareholder derivative suits and securities fraud class actions. 

Prior to joining Motley Rice, Gregg represented institutional investors in securities fraud actions and shareholder derivative actions in federal and state courts across the country, including the WorldCom, Telxon and Global Crossing cases. He also served as corporate counsel to a Delaware Valley-based retail corporation from 1996-2003, where he handled corporate compliance matters and internal investigations.

Appearing in the media to discuss a variety of securities matters, Gregg has also presented in educational forums, including at the Ethics and Transparency in Corporate America Webinar held by the National Association of State Treasurers.

Published Works

Gregg is a published author on corporate governance and accountability issues, having written significant portions of the treatise Shareholder Activism Handbook (Aspen Publishers, November 2005), as well as several other articles of interest to institutional investors, including:

  • "In re Cox Communications: A Suggested Step in the Wrong Direction" (Bank and Corporate Governance Law Reporter, September 2005)
  • "Does Corporate Governance Matter to Investment Returns?" (Corporate Accountability Report, September 23, 2005)
  • "In re Walt Disney Co. Deriv. Litig. and the Duty of Good Faith under Delaware Corporate Law" (Bank and Corporate Governance Law Reporter, September 2006)
  • "Proxy Access Takes Center Stage: The Second Circuit's Decision in American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, Employees Pension Plan v. American International Group, Inc." (Bloomberg Law Reports, February 5, 2007)
  • "Investor Litigation in the U.S. -- The System is Working" (Securities Reform Act Litigation Reporter, February 2007)
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Education

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1987
  • B.A., University of Rochester, 1984

Licensed In

  • District Of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • South Carolina

Admitted to Practice Before

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Casework

Qui Tam Whistleblower

By suing on behalf of the United States government for acts of fraud, a qui tam whistleblower may potentially share in a significant portion of the funds recovered by the government.

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Corporate Takeover Litigation

When directors and officers of a public company decide to undertake a corporate transaction such as a merger, acquisition or leveraged buyout, we work with company shareholders to help maximize share value and to avoid conflicts of interest and corporate waste, providing them with the information needed to cast an informed vote.

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Securities Fraud

Representing domestic and foreign institutional investors—including union, pension, and hedge funds—in recovering shareholder losses incurred due to corporate fraud.

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