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Lawyer , writer , Investment banker

Michael Henry Levin, American lawyer, investment banker, writer. Bar: District of Columbia 1970, United States Court Appeals (8 circuits) 1970-1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973.


Levin, Michael Henry was born on November 24, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Benjamin and Beatrice G. (Jackson) Levin.


Bachelor summa cum laude, University Pennsylvania, 1964. Master of Letters, Oxford University, 1970. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1969.


Attorney appellate court branch National Labor Relations Board, Washington, 1969-1971. Special assistant Office of Solicitor United States Department Labor, 1971-1972. Counsel for appellate litigation Occupational Safety and Health Administration, United States Department Labor, 1972-1977.

Deputy director Task Force on Workplace Safety and Health, The White House, 1977-1978. Legislation aide United States House, Senate, 1978-1979. Director regulatory reform staff United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1979-1988.

Counsel Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle, 1988-1995. Partner McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe, LLP, 1995-1999. Co-founder NLGC, LLC (formerly National Landfill Gas Consortium LLC), since 1996.

Shareholder Leonard Frost Levin Van Court and Marsh PC, Washington, 2000—2007. Managing member Michael H. Levin Law Group, Professional Limited Liability Company, since 2007. Managing director, general counsel Carbon Finance Strategies LLC, since 2008.

Visiting lecturer on regulation Harvard, Columbia, Virginia universities, 1976-1989. Co-chair task force on market approaches Clean Air Working Group, Washington, 1989-1990. Member national advisory panel United States Office Technology Assessment, Washington, 1990-1992.

Chair, co-chair, various committees, American Bar Association Section Natural Resources, Energy & Environment, 1990-2000, Air & Waste Management Association, 1988-1999.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1970, United States Court Appeals (8 circuits) 1970-1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional, trade, popular and literature books and journals.


Member American Bar Association (vice-chairman environmental values committee 1988-1990), Air and Waste Management Association (government affairs committee 1989-1996, co-chairman strategic environmental planning subcommittee 1991-1992, secretary legal committee 1993-1994, vice-chairman legal-liability committee 1994-1996, chairman 1996-1999), District of Columbia Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Nora Jean Bieler, January 5, 1966. Children: Jeremy Ben, Daniel Hirsch.

Benjamin Levin

Beatrice G. (Jackson) Levin

Nora Jean Bieler

Jeremy Ben Levin

Daniel Hirsch Levin