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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.

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January 8, 2021

Effective January 1, 2021, appellate attorney Scott P. Dixler joined the partnership of Horvitz & Levy LLP.

Dixler has served as lead appellate counsel in numerous California and federal appeals, with an emphasis on complex commercial disputes, discrimination claims, and municipal liability. He has proven himself to be a skilled oral advocate in state and federal appellate courts. Recognizing Dixler’s capabilities, clients have retained him to present oral argument in cases briefed by other counsel.

Dixler graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2008 and began his career as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. He then clerked for Judge William H. Pauley III of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit before joining Horvitz & Levy. Currently, he serves on the Amicus Committee of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.