Adam Levitt, a Chicago-based Plaintiffs’ Attorney
Adam Levitt is an accomplished Chicago trial attorney known for his consumer litigation practice and also handles business and antitrust matters.
He has spearheaded two of the largest agri-biotech class actions of recent years, recovering more than $1 billion for plaintiffs. These cases include In re Genetically Modified Rice Litigation and In re StarLink Corn Products Litigation.
Early Life and Education
Adam Levitt grew up in Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. After graduating Radnor High School in 1999 and receiving his bachelor of science in information technology from Syracuse University in 2003.
He joined Psi Upsilon fraternity while in college and showed an avid passion for computers and coding, according to family.
Once out of law school, he worked at Frier Levitt as a law clerk and interned for Honorable Michael L. Ravin in New Jersey.
As a litigator, Adam has achieved significant victories for individuals and public clients in both multidistrict litigations and class actions. Furthermore, his firm reflects his dedication to seeking justice across multiple dimensions.
Adam Levitt was a well-known attorney who practiced plaintiffs’ litigation. His firm achieved significant recoveries for clients across numerous industries such as biotechnology, financial services, insurance coverage, automotive defects, agricultural products, antitrust issues and securities disputes.
He is recognized both locally and nationally in respected ranking directories such as Chambers USA and Benchmark Litigation, being awarded an “AV Rating” from Martindale-Hubbell and named American Lawyer Magazine’s Litigator of the Week award.
He currently represents two states in multibillion-dollar litigations against chemical manufacturers, distributors, and users over perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances contamination of waterways and soil resources. As co-lead counsel for 4 million Illinois consumers seeking recovery of profits gained by Commonwealth Edison and Exelon by paying former state House Speaker Mike Madigan bribes that led them to pass formula rate legislation which has caused billions in damages, ComEd has developed an excellent case.
Achievement and Honors
Adam quickly earned a stellar reputation during his brief career with Frier Levitt as a high-end litigator, most notably on the Facebook/Meta deal and General Motors engine quality control lawsuits. Additionally, Adam became part of Frier Levitt’s rapidly expanding technology practice group; indeed a nine-person squadron from Frier Levitt was recently honored by Super Lawyers with Adam, Mark DiCello, Robert F. DiCello being recognized as some of Florida’s premier attorneys in their respective fields across Florida and beyond.
Lawdragon recently honored three high-fliers from our firm – Adam, Mark and Robert – as top three class action lawyers in Florida and across the nation. Each individual boasted over 500 successful trials within their practice areas in just 10 years – as well as some of the largest recoveries ever seen within legal profession.
Adam Levitt was a computer engineer and software entrepreneur known to many. Unfortunately, at 36 years old he succumbed to complications related to bone marrow transplantation.
Four years earlier, he relocated to Los Angeles in order to collaborate with Kenny Berlin, an acquaintance from their Radnor Township school days. Together they formed 12Twenty Inc. – a software firm providing employment databases to colleges and universities worldwide.
Adam was one of the nation’s premier advocates for plaintiffs in complex multidistrict, commercial, public client, and class action litigation. He secured over $20 billion for individuals, businesses and governmental entities across various legal issues spanning consumer protection, automotive defects, agricultural products antitrust litigations as well as securities litigations.
Adam Levitt was a computer engineer and software entrepreneur who died at a Los Angeles hospital from complications caused by a 2017 bone marrow transplant to treat an immune disorder. According to his family, Adam loved computers and coding.
His passion for technology and friendship drove his drive to make an impactful contribution in the world. Alongside Kenny Berlin from Radnor Township school days, he cofounded 12Twenty Inc. – a software firm offering employment databases to colleges and universities worldwide – with whom he cofounded 12Twenty Inc.
Alongside his professional pursuits, he was actively involved with many social causes including Arts in the Armed Forces which provides theater productions for branch offices of military members. Furthermore, he donated millions to charity organizations.