James H. S. Levine is an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Wilmington office. Mr. Levine concentrates his practice on complex commercial and corporate litigation, as well as business and fiduciary disputes. He also counsels clients with respect to transactional matters involving corporate governance principles and complex commercial transactions. Mr. Levine’s experience includes representing clients before the Delaware Court of Chancery and Superior Court, as well as in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
Mr. Levine is a member of the board of editors of Delaware Lawyer magazine, the quarterly publication of the Delaware Bar Foundation. He is the secretary of the Delaware Chapter of the Villanova Law Alumni Association, a member of the Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court, and a member of the Litigation and Corporate Law sections of the Delaware State Bar Association.
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Levine was an associate in the corporate practice group of a national law firm, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial transactions, and providing full life-cycle representation to the firm’s corporate clients. He also served as deputy general counsel of an international non-profit organization, advising the organization’s directors and officers on legal issues, participating in board of director meetings, maintaining corporate records, and coordinating litigation and insurance claims.
Mr. Levine received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law, where he served as articles editor of the Villanova Law Review, chairman of the Honor Board, and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He received his B.A. from the University of Delaware, where he was president of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and was active in the Delaware Undergraduate Student Congress. Prior to attending law school, he worked for several years in the financial services industry.
Mr. Levine is a member of the Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania bars and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Delaware and New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.