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Avrum Levicoff

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Mr. Levicoff is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1977. He held the position of Note Editor on the University of Pittsburgh Law Review. He is a member of the Order of the Coif honorary law society for outstanding achievement. He was a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for highest achievement in commercial law.

 

For over 30 years, Mr. Levicoff has been extensively involved in the handling of general civil litigation and insurance and surety matters throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of West Virginia and has also handled cases in southern and eastern Ohio. His cases have included employment and discrimination, latent health, employer liability, property damage and construction defects, commercial tort and warranty cases, products liability, negligence, libel, employment, ERISA, banking and antitrust law.

 

Mr. Levicoff has been admitted to practice in Pennsylvania since 1977, and in West Virginia since 1988. He has tried scores of cases to verdict in most of the Common Pleas Courts in western Pennsylvania, and a dozen or more Circuit Courts throughout West Virginia and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He has argued in numerous appeals, some in high profile cases, before the Pennsylvania Supreme and Superior Courts and the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. He is also a member of the Bar of the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth and Sixth Circuits. He is also admitted to practice before all federal district courts in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

 

Mr. Levicoff has been involved in the litigation of major insurance coverage and fidelity and surety bond cases for such clients as Travelers Insurance Company, American States Insurance Company, The Hartford, Safeco Insurance Company, Aetna Casualty & Surety Company and Federal Insurance Company. In addition, Mr. Levicoff has lectured on subjects related to insurance coverage, "bad faith", director's and officer's liability insurance. He has acted as consulting counsel to major insurance carriers in connection with extra-contractual and "bad faith" exposures, as well as general liability, director's and officer's and fiduciary liability and fidelity insurance coverage issues.