Allonn E. Levy is a member of the Litigation and Employment Law Departments. He joined Hopkins & Carley in 2002.
Mr. Levy currently sits on the board of The Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley and the alumni board of the Santa Clara University School of Law. He is a board member of the international advocacy group IP Justice, and holds membership in both the Santa Clara County Bar Association and La Raza Law Association. Mr. Levy is an officer and part owner of an online import business, and has volunteered as the editor emeritus of Santa Clara Universityâ€™s legal newspaper, The Advocate, for the past 10 years.
Mr. Levy holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief for the law schoolâ€™s newspaper. He holds a bachelorâ€™s degree in business in the cross-cultural environment from California State University, Northridge.
Mr. Levy was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1996, and has been admitted to practice before the Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of Californiaâ€™s federal courts. He has been admitted to practice pro hac vice in the State Courts of New York and Nevada, and the District Courts of Arizona and Texas. Mr. Levy is also admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeal for the Ninth and Fifth Circuits, and, in 2003, was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.
Prior to joining Hopkins & Carley, Mr. Levy was a senior associate with the HS Law Group in San Jose. Mr. Levy has actively participated in numerous high-profile technology litigation matters concerning cyber-jurisdiction and trade secrets, and participated in the first case to litigate the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (Universal City Studios v. Reimerdes