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Ronald Jay Levine, American lawyer.


Levine, Ronald Jay was born on June 23, 1953 in Brooklyn. Son of Louis Leon and Marilyn Priscilla (Markovich) Levine.


Bachelor summa cum laude, Princeton University, 1974. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1977.


Associate Phillips, Nizer, Benjamin, Krim & Ballon, New York City, 1977-1980, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York City, 1980-1984, Herrick, Feinstein, New York City, 1984-1985, partner, since 1985. Arbitrator Small Claims Court of Civil Court of City of New York, 1983-1985. Chairman fee arbitration committee Mercer County, New Jersey.

Member New Jersey-Israel Commission, since 2003. Sustaining member Product Liability Advisory Coun. Trustee Cancer Institute New Jersey Foundation, since 2008.


  • Bar: New York 1978, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1978, District of Columbia 1980, New Jersey 1987, United States Supreme Court 1982, United States Court Apeals (2d circuit) 1983, New Jersey 1987, United States District Court New Jersey 1987, United States District Court (western district) New York 1991, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1991, Pennsylvania 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Product Liability: Law and Strategy.


Member Site Plan Review Advisory Board, West Windsor, New Jersey, 1986, planning board, 1987. Member New York State Bar Association (chairman committee on legal education and bar admission 1982-1992, committee on professional discipline 1989-1990, since 2007), Association of Bar of City of New York (council judicial administration 1994-1995, committee on professional responsibility 1980-1983, 2006-2009, committee on legal assistance 1983-1986, product liability committee 1987-1991), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Cindy Beth Israel, November 18, 1979. Children: Merisa, Alisha.

Louis Leon Levine

Marilyn Priscilla (Markovich) Levine

Cindy Beth Israel

Merisa Levine

Alisha Levine