Joshua S. Levy


Washington, D.C.

(202) 280-6475

(202) 861-1905

New York

(212) 453-3967

Josh has over a decade of experience representing leading global companies and financial institutions in their most significant class actions and complex commercial disputes.  His practice spans a wide range of complex litigation matters, including securities class actions, shareholder class actions, ERISA class actions, employment class actions, contract disputes, arbitrations, and government investigations.  He has a proven record of success, including developing litigation strategies to prompt plaintiffs to voluntarily dismiss their claims, winning dispositive motions on the pleadings and at summary judgment, and compelling class claims to arbitration.  Josh also has extensive experience advising companies and financial institutions on arbitration and compliance issues. 

Prior to joining the firm, Josh worked at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he also focused on defending complex litigation and class actions.

Josh earned his bachelor’s degree with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia, where he was a Jefferson Scholar, and his law degree magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he was awarded the Law and Economics Prize.  Josh served as law clerk for the Honorable I. Leo Glasser, U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York. 



Litigator Joshua S. Levy Joins Cozen O’Connor’s Premier Class Actions Practice

June 21, 2021

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Joshua S. Levy will join the firm’s Class Actions Practice as a member in Washington, D.C. Levy is a skilled litigator with deep class actions experience.


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2008
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York

The Honorable I. Leo Glasser, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2012-2013

New York City Bar Association, Committee on Mental Health Law