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Marc A. Levinson


Current Position

Senior Counsel
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
The Orrick Building
405 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-2669

Tel: 916-329-4910

Class: IX (1998)Circuit: Ninth


University of California at Los Angeles, B.A. (1970)
University of California at Davis School of Law, J.D. (1973)
Editor-in-Chief, UC Davis Law Review

Professional Career

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Partner 1990-2015, Senior Counsel 2016-)
Partner, Sidley & Austin (Los Angeles) (1980-90)
Associate and Partner, Shutan & Trost (1975-80)
Law Clerk to Hon. William H. Orrick, Jr., U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (1974-75)
Law Clerk to Hon. Donald R. Wright, California Supreme Court (1973-74)


National Bankruptcy Conference (2005-), Executive Committee (2009-12 and 2024-)
California Bankruptcy Forum: President (2000-01); Board of Directors (1995-02)
Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum, President (1993-94)
Financial Lawyers Conference, Board of Governors (1988-91)
California Automobile Museum, Board of Directors (2017-2019)
Crocker Art Museum, Board of Directors (1994-01)


Municipal Bankruptcy: Avoiding and Using Chapter 9 in Times of Financial Stress 2009, 2nd ed. 2020 Co-author
Municipalities in Peril: The ABI Guide to Chapter 9 2010, 2nd ed. 2013 Co-author
Frequent lecturer on bankruptcy, workout and reorganization topics. Author of numerous course materials.