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About

Levin Law Group, LLP is a multistate law firm serving clients in California, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. The focus of the firm’s practice is the representation of condominium, townhome and homeowner associations in the resolution of construction defect claims against developers and their contractors. We have helped a large number of associations to recover the cost of repairing defects to their projects.

The attorneys at Levin Law Group LLP have many years of collective experience in condominium law, construction defect law, insurance coverage and water damage claims. Normally the firm works on a contingent fee basis, which means that we receive a fee only if there is a recovery. The client may be responsible for costs, depending on the terms of the attorney-client agreement.


CAI Chapter Memberships

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  • Central Indiana
  • Chesapeake
  • Heartland
  • Minnesota
  • Washington Metro
  • Southwest Virginia
  • Greater Los Angeles
  • Bay Area & Central California

Attorneys

Emily S. Levin

Partner

Emily Levin is a partner in Levin Law Group LLP. Emily received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2004, and her B.A. in history from Yale University in 1998. She has been involved in the litigation of a broad range of damage claims and a variety of other disputes. Emily is licensed to practice in California, Washington, D.C., Florida, Iowa and Minnesota (inactive).


Hannah Stein

Of Counsel, Minnesota

Hannah Stein graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, Magna cum laude, and Order of the Coif (2005). She earned a B.A. from the University of Rochester, Magna cum laude in duel majors (History and Political Science, 2000). Hannah was a judicial clerk to four justices of the Minnesota Supreme Court in 2005-2006. She has had approximately 10 years experience in civil litigation, through trial and appeal, in areas such as contract disputes, construction law and construction defect claims resolution. Hannah was named a Minnesota Law & Politics “Rising Star” in 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2015.


Mark Lyons

Of Counsel, Missouri

Mark Lyons is of Counsel to Levin Law Group LLP and serves our clients’ needs in and around St. Louis, Missouri. Mark received a B.A. in Philosophy and a J.D. degree from the University of Missouri. Mark has been licensed to practice law in Missouri since 2004.

Mark is an experienced trial and appellate attorney. He regularly handles all phases of litigation, including bench and jury trials, in St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis, Jefferson County and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Mark has written and argued dozens of appeals in every division of the Missouri Court of Appeals as well as the Missouri Supreme Court and the Fifth, Seventh, Eighth and Eleventh Federal Appellate Circuits.


Eric C. Bohnet

Of Counsel, Indiana

Eric Bohnet graduated Cum Laude from the Indiana University School of Law, in Bloomington, in May 1993. In 1990, Eric earned a B.A. degree with distinction from Valparaiso University, where he studied Economics, Political Science and Humanities. Eric’s legal experience over the past thirteen years includes litigation, research and representation of clients in Indiana state appellate courts. Eric was admitted to practice in Indiana in 2004, and in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for First, Fourth, Seventh, Ninth, Tenth & Eleventh Circuits, and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana.


Justin M. Sadowsky

Of Counsel, Virginia

Justin Sadowsky graduated as both a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar from Columbia Law School, in New York, in 2005. He was a Law Clerk to the Hon. Daniel M. Friedman in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in Washington, D.C. Justin graduated with High Honors from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, in 2002, concentrating in Business Economics, Finance and International Business. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Washington, D.C., and focuses at the trial and appellate level in both State and Federal Courts.


Joshua N. Rose

Of Counsel, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Josh Rose serves our clients in Maryland and Washington D.C. He is in his third decade of litigation and appellate practice. Josh has been admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth and D.C. Circuits and has appeared in trial courts and administrative tribunals in 20 states. He has handled class and individual claims under consumer protection, environmental, insurance, employment and contract laws. He is a 1984, cum laude graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, and earned his LLB from the University of North Carolina in 1987.

  • Founding Partner

    Richard Levin

    Richard Levin received his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley, has over 25 years of experience and is the firm’s founding partner. He has been involved in every aspect of the dispute resolution process, including mediation, trials and appeals. Richard is licensed to practice law in California, Washington and Oregon.

    Over the years, Richard has authored numerous articles on real estate subjects, including a number of articles on resolving construction defect claims. Richard has taught college-level courses in Real Estate Law, advanced Real Estate Law and Insurance Law, taught Contract Law to law students and lectured to groups of real estate sales agents, brokers, contractors and property managers on the legal aspects of real estate construction and sales.

    Richard is a frequent speaker at seminars, including numerous CAI programs on construction defect resolution. He has authored several books for boards and association managers, including "A Survivor’s Guide to Construction Defect Resolution" in Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Indiana, Virginia and Washington, DC.