David Morrison and Steve Levy Receive Pro Bono Award for Winning a Case of National Significance That Went to the U.S. Supreme Court Three Times
Steve Levy is a Principal in the firm's Litigation Group. He has tried cases in courts throughout the country involving commercial lease disputes, insurance broker malpractice claims, insurance coverage disputes, employment and restrictive covenant disputes, replevin issues, commercial breach of contract cases, and cases arising out of commercial bankruptcies. He has handled trials on behalf of Goldberg Kohn's lender clients, including those in which the lender objected to the proposed use of the lender's cash collateral or sought the appointment of a receiver, and in trials to determine whether an involuntary bankruptcy case was properly commenced by a lender.
In 2014, Steve was named a Fellow of the prestigious Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishments in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. He holds the AV Preeminent® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability, and has been individually ranked in Chambers USA for his Litigation skills.
In May 2023, Steve received the Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service Award from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for his part in winning a case of national significance that went to the U.S. Supreme three times.
– magna cum laude
– Finance, cum laude