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Amy R. Levine

Amy R. Levine

Dannis Woliver Kelley
San Francisco, CA, USA

Amy R. Levine is a Shareholder in the San Francisco and Novato offices and was recently chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. She is also a member of the firm’s Students and Special Education and Labor, Employment and Personnel (LEAP) Practice Groups. Amy has over ten years representing private schools, school districts and other public entities in employment, labor, student and special education matters, and 20 years of litigation experience. Prior to her work with public entities, Amy represented individuals and organizations in civil rights, employment and education discrimination litigation, and also represented indigents in employment, education, housing, family law, and consumer matters. In her career, she has handled numerous cases in the federal and state courts, before arbitrators, and in administrative agencies. Her work has included representation of clients in class actions, including school desegregation cases. Her current emphasis is on student, employee and disability-related litigation and appeals, and she has many published decisions in these areas to her credit. Amy also maintains a mediation practice, serving as a member of the mediation panel for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.


  • Cornell University (B.A., Distinction in All Subjects)
  • University of California, Davis, School of Law (J.D., Order of the Coif)

Practice Areas

  • Labor, Employment and Personnel
  • Students and Special Education
  • Litigation
  • Independent Schools and Nonprofit Corporations


  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

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