William H. Levit, Jr.

250 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1800.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53202
(1) 414 223-5791

About William H.

Over a professional career spanning 50 years, including service as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, more than 4 decades as a trial lawyer based in New York City, Los Angeles, and then Milwaukee and 4 years as General Counsel of a major multinational corporation combined with extensive work over more than 35 years as a neutral, Mr. Levit is highly regarded as a skilled and experienced arbitrator and mediator. Mr. Levit has acted as chair, sole arbitrator, or wing arbitrator in well over 100 commercial disputes, both domestic and international, under a variety of rules and arbitral regimes including the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the International Chamber of Commerce, the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, the New York Stock Exchange, NASD, UNCITRAL, and other ad hoc rules and procedures. More often than not he has served as panel chair or sole arbitrator. The cases Mr. Levit has arbitrated have involved a vast array of parties and industries. His first case was as sole arbitrator in 1977 in Los Angeles in a dispute between a well known Hollywood starlet and a prominent national securities firm. Within the past few years parties from Japan, Korea, India, Bolivia, Germany, Qatar, Canada, Venezuela, Mexico, Finland, Switzerland, Taiwan and Italy as well as the United States and Puerto Rico have appeared in arbitrations before him. The subject matter has been quite diverse, including contract disputes; trade regulation; franchise and distribution rights; breach of warranty; executive employment disputes; professional liability; accounting disputes; mining; corporate, joint venture, LLC and partnership disputes; securities; private equity; insurance and reinsurance; healthcare; medical devices; hospital mergers; real estate development; mortgage loan servicing; software and other technology disputes; and intellectual property including patent licensing.