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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.

We pride ourselves in producing good results for our clients. Below are selected examples of our clients’ recent victories on appeal. Click the links to read more details.

Estate of Lamerle Johnson, Sr. v. Mayacamas Holdings LLC (2021)

California Court of Appeal affirms summary judgment for resort operator and property owners in a wrongful/death survival action arising out of a tragic canoe accident.

Ditlevsen v. Pedersen (2021)

California Court of Appeal holds that Horvitz & Levy’s client is responsible for only a small fraction of plaintiff’s damages

Carradine v. iDrip Vape LLC (2021)

California Court of Appeal affirms summary judgment, holding the “going-and-coming” rule precludes vicarious liability against a business for a car accident that occurred during the business owner’s commute.

Coston v. Nangalama (2021)

Ninth Circuit orders a new trial on prisoner’s Eighth Amendment claim for denial of medical care

Shorter v. Baca (2021)

Ninth Circuit holds that former jail inmate is entitled to judgment as a matter of law on her excessive search and inadequate sanitation claims

Webb v. General Cable (2021)

Court of Appeal overturns multi-million dollar jury verdict for lack of substantial evidence in asbestos case

Alvarez v. Silva (2021)

California Court of Appeal reverses mutual domestic violence restraining order entered against our client

Sandoval v. Qualcomm (2021)

California Supreme Court reaffirms Privette doctrine, overturning $3.7 million jury verdict and directing changes to model jury instructions

Jogani v. Jogani (2021)

California Court of Appeal affirms judgment in favor of Horvitz & Levy client in partnership dispute, holding all of plaintiffs’ claims were time-barred

Birden v. Regents of the University of California (2021)

California Court of Appeal reverses award of economic damages against Horvitz & Levy’s client in workplace discrimination and harassment action

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