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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.

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Rebecca G. Powell

Rebecca G. Powell

Associate - Los Angeles Office

How Rebecca Helps Clients

Rebecca comes to the firm with a broad base of trial and appellate litigation experience. She has taken the lead on legal argument and discovery management through the lifecycle of complex cases, from initial pleadings to appellate briefing. She has experience representing a wide range of clients and issues, including working as national coordinating counsel for a pharmaceutical company in opioid litigation across the country, advising defense contractors responding to federal inquiries, and representing media and entertainment clients in commercial suits. Rebecca also maintains an active pro bono practice.

Before joining the firm, Rebecca practiced as a commercial litigation and government investigations associate at Covington & Burling LLP in Los Angeles, and as a litigation associate at Durham Jones & Pinegar in Salt Lake City. 


Representative Matters

Jogani v. Jogani (2021)
California Court of Appeal affirmed judgment in favor of H&L’s client in partnership dispute, holding all of plaintiff’s claims were time-barred

Rodriguez v. Diaz (2021)
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals allowed incarcerated plaintiff’s suit for religious access to sacramental cannabis to proceed in district court, correcting district court’s dismissal with prejudice

Little Cottage Caregivers v. Meiri (2020)
California Court of Appeal reversed judgment that stripped our client of his ownership interest in a medical marijuana collective

Broidy Capital Management, LLC v. State of Qatar (2020)
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that foreign sovereign was immune from a lawsuit bringing various tort claims related to alleged cyberespionage [prior firm]

In re National Prescription Opiate Litigation (various)
Represented pharmaceutical distributor as national coordinating counsel, successfully removing cases brought by dozens of municipalities to various federal district courts including the Central and Northern Districts of California, Northern District of Illinois, Western District of Wisconsin, District of Oklahoma, and District of Arizona [prior firm]

Education

  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
    J.D., Lead Articles Editor, BYU Law Review. Graduated summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2013
  • University of Utah
    B.A., 2010

Clerkships

  • Hon. Milan D. Smith, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2015-2016)
  • Hon. Thomas R. Lee, Utah Supreme Court (2013-2014)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • Utah

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