Arden Levy 2016

Arden B. Levy



 rden Levy is the founder of Arden Levy Law PLLC.  She focuses her practice on policyholder insurance recovery matters, having helped her clients recoup tens of millions of dollars in cases nationwide.  She represents corporate clients in the healthcare, defense, energy, waste and recycling and retail industries, among others, as well as non-profit clients and executives, to resolve insurance disputes by securing coverage for defense and/or indemnity costs. She also advises clients on insurance programs at annual renewal periods and during corporate changes.

Ms. Levy helps corporate financial managers, in-house counsel and defense counsel resolve insurance issues in an efficient and cost-effective manner, often before litigation and/or through confidential settlements.  She recovers insurance monies in matters involving a wide range of claims, including FCA/FCPA matters, government investigations and enforcement actions, employment liability, event cancellation, cyber theft and privacy, health and managed care issues, copyright and trademark, product liability, environmental remediation costs, business interruption, bankruptcy, property, bad faith, broker liability and allocation of coverage obligations between and among insurers.  With over 20 years of litigation and trial experience in both the government and private practice, as well as experience as a mediator and arbitrator, Ms. Levy assists clients with risk management to maximize their profitability.

Before founding her own firm, Ms. Levy practiced both on her own and with larger insurance coverage practice groups for over 15 years.  In addition to insurance recovery work, she also has successfully represented clients in government investigations and enforcement actions, in multi-district litigation matter, environmental and product liability matters, and antitrust matters.  Prior to private practice, Ms. Levy served in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps for 12 years, leaving at the rank of Major.  While in the service, Ms. Levy prosecuted felony jury trials, represented clients in criminal appeals — including a capital defendant, and defended the Army against employment claims brought in federal courts.  She also deployed to Kuwait as a Legal Officer with the 1st Cavalry Division.

Ms. Levy is an active member of the legal community, having served in leadership roles and made presentations for the American Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association and the DC Women’s Bar Association, as well as her local Alexandria community.  Ms. Levy frequently speaks and writes on insurance coverage issues.

Northwestern University, B.A., History (Departmental Honors) and French Studies (Sweet Briar College Junior Year Abroad, Paris)
The George Washington University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
Massachusetts (inactive)

District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Virginia Supreme Court
United States Supreme Court
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Eastern District of Virginia
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals

Professional Organizations and Certifications
American Bar Association: Litigation Section, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee (Subcommittee Co-Chair), Woman Advocate Committee; Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
District of Columbia Bar Association, Former Steering Committee Chair for Law Practice Management Section and Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Committee; Chair; Panel Chair, Attorney-Client Arbitration Board
Virginia Supreme Court, Certified Mediator

District of Columbia Women’s Bar Association, Member
District of Columbia White Collar Women’s Group, Member
Virginia Bar Association, Member

Teaching Experience
The George Washington University School of Law, Adjunct Professor

Community Service
Pro bono legal service
Agudas Achim Congregation / Alexandria Holiday Sharing Program