David Levitt is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice in a number of distinct areas. His primary practice is intellectual property, with wide experience in insurance, commercial litigation, products liability and trucking.
Mr. Levitt’s intellectual property practice has included litigation and licensing issues in the areas of trademark, copyright, patent and computer law. He is a past leader of Hinshaw's national Intellectual Property practice group.
In the insurance coverage area, his work has been diverse, spanning the range from “simple” personal lines coverage disputes to complex coverage litigation involving environmental and bankrupt health care providers.
Mr. Levitt’s product liability experience includes both chemical and machine related claims, both in the industrial and consumer contexts. This experience helps him to translate scientific issues for lay juries and judges, a significant advantage both for intellectual property and product liability work.
Mr. Levitt also has a trucking practice, having represented several trucking companies in serious cases involving a number of jurisdictions, and he is experienced in the unique litigation needs of such organizations. He was a founding member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association ("TIDA"), and co-chaired its first seminar in 1993.