Log In

Edward M. Levin

Edward M. Levin, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968. Recipient Lincoln award Illinois Bar Association, 1977, Gold medal United States Department Commerce, 2000, Corrigan award Economic Development Administration, 2000.


Levin, Edward M. was born on October 16, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward M. and Anne Meriam (Fantl) Levin.


Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1955;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1958.


Member firm Ancel, Stonesifer, Glink & Levin and predecessors, Chicago, 1958, 61-68. Draftsman Illinois Legislation Reference Bureau, Springfield, 1961. Special assistant to regional administrator Housing and Urban Development, Chicago, 1968-1971, assistant regional administrator community planning and management, 1971-1972.

Assistant director Illinois Department Local Government Affairs, 1973-1977. Of counsel Holleb, Gerstein & Glass, Ltd., 1977-1979. Chief counsel Economic Development Administration, United States Department Commerce, Washington, 1979—1985, 1997—2001.

Senior fellow National Gov's. Association, 1985-1986. Senior counsel United States Department Commerce, Washington, 1987-1996.

Lecturer University Illinois, 1972—1973, adjunct associate professor urban science, 1973—1979. Lecturer Loyola University, 1976—1979, Northern Virginia Law School, 1988. Instructor Management Concepts, Inc., Vienna, since 2001.

Consultant National TeleComms. & Information Administrator, 2009—2010.


Member Illinois Nature Preserves Committee, 1963-1968, Northea. Illinois Planning Commission, 1974-1977, Illinois-Indiana Bi-State Development Agency Commission, 1974-1977. Board directors Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation, 1978-1979, District of Columbia Appleseed Center, 1994-2007, advisory council, since 2008.

Board directors Illinois division American Civil Liberties Union, 1965-1968, 77-79, vice president, 1977-1978. Chairman American Bar Association federal assistance committee, 1995-1996. With Army of the United States, 1958-1960.

Member Federal Bar Association (chairman federal grants committee 1991-1995), National Grants Management Association (board directors 1988-1992, President's award 1994), Appleseed Foundation (board directors 1994^, member executive committee 1994-2002, Pillar of Justice award, 2010).


Children from previous marriage: Daniel Andrew, John Davis. Married Margot Aronson, April 4, 1993.