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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.

Shane H. McKenzie

Shane H. McKenzie

Associate - Los Angeles Office

How Shane Helps Clients

Shane McKenzie is an associate at the firm with trial court and appellate litigation experience in complex tort and business matters in diverse practice areas, including employment, personal injury, products liability, partnership disputes, bankruptcy, insurance, immigration, and intellectual property.

Before joining the firm, Shane practiced as a litigation associate at Quinn Emanuel LLP.

Representative Matters

Han v. Hallberg
California Court of Appeal held that living trusts may serve as partners under California law

Lockheed Litigation Cases (2017)
Multiple state court appeals and trial court consultation concerning admissibility of expert testimony in toxic tort litigation and sufficiency of evidence to support punitive damages; savings to clients of $760 million


  • Columbia Law School
    J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2003
  • London School of Economics
    M.Sc., Award of Distinction, 1999
  • University of Southern California
    B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, 1997


  • Hon. Debroah A. Batts, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (Extern)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

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