New York Law Journal Names Vincent Levy a 2017 Rising Star
New York—Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP partner Vincent Levy has been named a 2017 Rising Star by the New York Law Journal. Vince is one of 30 attorneys under the age of 40 to be recognized on this year’s list for his contributions to the practice of law and the New York legal community.
Since becoming a partner last year, Vince has represented bondholders in high profile litigation surrounding Argentina’s debt default; represents Uzbekistan in a U.S. forfeiture proceeding involving $1 billion; represents French industrial company Alstom in litigation and arbitration against GE; and represents Valassis Communications, Inc., a MacAndrews & Forbes company, as plaintiff in an antitrust and unfair competition suit against News Corp. and its subsidiaries. As part of Vince’s pro bono practice, he led a team of attorneys who secured the first injunction against President Trump’s revised travel ban on behalf of a Syrian asylee who had been forced to leave his wife and young daughter behind in Aleppo.
Earlier in his legal career, Vince served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court and to then-Chief Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg of the D.C. Circuit.
He is the third HSG attorney to make this list. Founding partner Dorit Ungar Black was recognized as a 2014 Rising Star, and partner and former U.S. Supreme Court clerk Daniel Sullivan was named a 2015 Rising Star.
The full list of 2017 honorees is available here.