Levi Downing is a senior associate in the firm’s New York office. He focuses his practice on litigation.
Part of team representing a major European construction services company in an arbitration against the Republic of Argentina before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, D.C.
Member of a team representing a Nigerian company in an action against Nigeria, filed in the District Court for the District of Columbia, seeking to enforce an arbitration award and a U.K. judgment confirming the award. The court ruled that both the award and the judgment are enforceable, and issued a judgment for approximately $276 million in favor of the client.
Part of a team that successfully obtained temporary and preliminary enforcement in Delaware of a worldwide asset freeze issued by the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division Commercial Court in London, in connection with a London arbitration.
Part of a team representing a famous apparel, home furnishings, fragrances, and accessories designer in an appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals from a motion for contempt of an injunctive order.
Assisted in defending various clients against claims of employment discrimination on the basis of race, gender, and marital status.
Assisted in obtaining a favorable settlement of disability discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a major telecommunications company
Assisted in advising a leading manufacturing and trading company on its potential liability under The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act in connection with its purchase of substantially all of the assets of a manufacturer in bankruptcy.