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James H. S. Levine

James H. S. Levine


Wilmington, DE
Phone: 302.777.6536    Fax: 302.421.8390

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, including business and fiduciary disputes, securities litigation, and statutory proceedings under the Delaware General Corporation Law. Mr. Levine regularly represents clients in Delaware state and federal courts, including the Delaware Court of Chancery, and in state and federal courts nationwide. Mr. Levine frequently serves as Delaware counsel in complex and high stakes intellectual property disputes, including patent and trademark litigation.  He also advises clients on proxy contests, challenges to corporate control, and transactional matters involving corporate governance principles and Delaware law issues.

Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Levine practiced in the corporate/business services group of a national law firm, where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial transactions, and provided 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 board of directors and staff on legal matters (including fiduciary and constitutional issues), drafting and maintaining compliance and other policies, and coordinating litigation and insurance claims.

Prior to attending law school, he worked for several years in the financial services industry.


  • J.D., maxima cum laude, Villanova University School of Law, 2007, articles editor, Villanova Law Review; chairman, Honor Board; Order of the Coif
  • B.A., Criminal Justice, University of Delaware, 2000, president, Kappa Sigma Fraternity; Delaware Undergraduate Student Congress

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Practice Areas

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