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Horvitz & Levy is a solutions-based firm focused on appellate success. We are distinguished by our commitment to responsive service and on-going innovation in the areas of civil appellate litigation, amicus curiae support, and trial strategy consultation.

Our firm history, honors and awards, and locations speak to our collaborative approach and commitment to serving clients as well as the outstanding legal resources we bring to bear.


June 2, 2023

Chambers & Partners, a highly regarded, worldwide attorney research company, has once again ranked Horvitz & Levy in Band 1 for California appellate litigation. In awarding this top ranking for 2023, Chambers described Horvitz & Levy as a "highly regarded appellate boutique with outstanding strengths in civil disputes, making regular appearances before the Ninth Circuit and the California Supreme Court."

Chambers reported our firm as "absolutely outstanding in the handling of appeals” from “initial assessment through to strategizing, briefing, and oral argument," and had high praise for three individually ranked Horvitz & Levy partners (David Axelrad, Lisa Perrochet, John Taylor):

"David Axelrad is a highly regarded appellate practitioner and veteran of the state courts of appeal, with particular expertise in toxic tort and personal injury matters." "David is a good strategist."

"Lisa Perrochet assists her clients with major appeals which touch on insurance coverage, liability, and punitive damages, both in California and across a number of domestic jurisdictions." "An excellent appellate lawyer who is trusted by both the insurance industry and policyholders." 

"John Taylor is well versed in handling an array of significant appellate mandates in state and federal courts. He acts for clients in disputes spanning a wide range of sectors."

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