I’ve earned a reputation as a highly persuasive trial and appellate lawyer who values integrity, credibility, and commitment to my clients above all else. Whether I’m interacting with clients or opposing counsel, I inspire trust and confidence in people very quickly. My clients don’t like surprises, so they appreciate that I always strive to keep them accurately and candidly informed and comfortable with the path we’re taking.
Orrie Levy brings a notable public sector background in civil and criminal trials and appeals to his national insurance recovery practice. With a focus on directors & officers liability insurance coverage issues, he also handles matters relating to property insurance and business interruption policies, professional liability coverage, and disputes arising from indemnification agreements.
Because of his government background and private practice experience, Orrie has had many opportunities to handle high-stakes matters and persuade judges and juries to rule in favor of his clients. He finds that his excellent briefing and oral argument skills cut to the heart of cases and showcase the most effective inflection points to achieve optimal results.
Orrie places a premium on being highly responsive and communicative. Drawing on his keen awareness that each organization and set of circumstances is unique, he provides service tailored precisely to client preferences and needs. In his role as dedicated advisor, he regularly performs policy audits to confirm that clients are negotiating the best possible terms with their carriers and receiving the coverage necessary for their size, potential liabilities, and concerns. Orrie’s careful monitoring of insurance industry trends helps keep his clients steps ahead and avoid problems down the road.
Prior to joining private practice, Orrie clerked for the Honorable Lisa Margaret Smith of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, where he gained essential experience drafting opinions and orders on dispositive motions, discovery disputes, and habeas corpus petitions. Orrie further honed his ample litigation skills serving as an Assistant District Attorney in the Appeals Bureau of New York’s Bronx County District Attorney’s Office. In this capacity, he briefed and argued more than 40 criminal appeals.