Arnold R. Levinson Esq. draws on nearly four decades as one of San Francisco’s leading trial attorneys to amicably mediate and arbitrate a broad assortment of highly complex cases, often achieving what attorneys have described as “the insurmountable.” His approach to resolving disputes emphasizes his extensive preparation and his keen ability to listen to each party.
As a trial lawyer, Mr. Levinson was a strong proponent of settlement, assisting over 1,000 clients in resolving their cases. He started his career working for a large insurance defense firm in San Francisco before launching his own practice in 1979. His firm grew quickly, handling real estate, commercial, insurance, and employment cases as well as a variety of other complex litigation.
In 1992, Mr. Levinson co-founded Pillsbury & Levinson and focused his practice primarily on representing policyholders in disputes against insurance companies. His firm rapidly gained national recognition as one of the nation’s top insurance firms. He has broad and extensive trial experience, serving as President of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and as a member of the statewide Task Force developing the CACI jury instructions. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Available statewide, Mr. Levinson’s reach as a neutral extends far beyond his expertise in insurance coverage and bad faith. He has handled a wide-variety of cases inclusive of complex business/commercial and real estate, employment disputes, and personal injury and medical malpractice claims.