Benjamin Levine's practice primarily focuses on complex litigation in the areas of sports, entertainment, employment, professional liability, and commercial law in state, federal and administrative courts. Mr. Levine zealously advocates on behalf of a wide range of clients including professional athletes, NCAA Athletes, coaches, sports agents, employers, professionals, municipalities, and businesses.
Mr. Levine has experience involving some of the most high profile sports law matters of the recent past; including the Alex Rodriguez disciplinary appeal under MLB’s Joint Drug Policy and the Jonathan Martin NFL workplace harassment case. Mr. Levine successfully represented Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, in his Title IX case involving Florida State University.
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Levine participated in a fellowship with the New York State Department of Financial Services where he worked in their Financial Frauds and Consumer Protection Division. In connection with his fellowship he oversaw and assisted in various investigations to halt deceptive business practices impacting the public.
Mr. Levine was also competitively selected to serve as a judicial intern for the Hon. Dennis Cavanaugh in the United States District Court of New Jersey.
Mr. Levine is on the faculty of St. John’s School of Law as part of its International and Comparative Sports Law program, serving as a professor of sports law for LL.M students. Mr. Levine also serves as an independent legal analyst on the Fox News Network, discussing legal issues relating to high profile cases.
U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. District Court of New Jersey