Robert F. Levine

rlevine@lpmny.com

Robert F. Levine graduated from Cornell University (B.S., 1960) and Harvard Law School (L.B., cum laude, 1963) and spent a year as a Knox Fellow at the London School of Economics.

Mr. Levine’s practice spans over 35 years, and he has represented clients in virtually all major areas of the media/entertainment industry. He has particular expertise in the publishing industry, where he acts both as an attorney and a literary agent for many celebrated authors and provides strategic counseling on the development, purchase and sale of literary and magazine properties. He also negotiates employment agreements for prominent media figures, many of whom have been clients of the firm for more than a decade.

Mr. Levine possesses an in-depth expertise in the film and television industry and produced the motion picture That Championship Season, based upon the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

His practice is characterized by a humanistic approach to business and professional relationships.

  • Named “New York Super Lawyer” in Entertainment and Sports, Intellectual Property, by “Law and Politics” (2010)
  • Highest “AV” Professional Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • SAN MIGUEL WRITERS CONFERENCE (2013): Bob will lead a workshop entitled THE EBOOK REVOLUTION AND HOW E-PUBLISHING AFFECTS YOU which will focus on the ebook revolution and the rise of self-publishing as a viable alternative to traditional publishing.