Scott Levensten is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury litigation, with an emphasis on mass torts. Mr. Levensten is A.V. rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is a 2011 graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College. Mr. Levensten was recognized by his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010,2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2012, Mr. Levensten was invited to be a member of The National Trial Lawyers, a national organization composed of the top 100 trial lawyers from each state. He was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1994 and is admitted to practice before the D.C., Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York state courts, and numerous federal courts across the country.

Mr. Levensten’s background contains experience in the following areas of litigation:

MASS TORT LITIGATION
Mr. Levensten actively participated in the following actions: In Re: Gadolinium Based Contrast Agent Litigation, MDL 1909 (NDOH); In re Orthopedic Bone Screw Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1014 (E.D. of Pa.); In re Diet Drugs (Phentermine, Fenfluramine, Dexfenfluramine) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1203 (E.D. of PA); In re Propulsid Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1355 ( E.D. of Louisiana); In re Welding Fume Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1535 (S.D. of OH); In re Zyprexa Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1596 (E.D. of New York); In re Ephedra Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1598 (S.D. of NY); In re Vioxx Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1657 (E.D. of Louisiana); In re Three Mile Island Litigation (M.D. of PA); Philadelphia County Baycol Products Liability Litigation; Philadelphia County FenPhen Products Liability Litigation; Philadelphia County Vioxx Products Liability Litigation; and New Jersey Vioxx Products Liability Litigation.; Philadelphia County Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella Products Liability Litigation; New Jersey Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella Products Liability Litigation; In re Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2100 (S.D. of Illinois); In re ASR Hip Implants Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2197 (N.D. of Ohio); Actos Products Liability Litigation and federal and state court Fosamax litigation.

ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY LITIGATION
Mr. Levensten wrote important plaintiff appellant briefs in the Three Mile Island Litigation

Mr. Levensten actively participated in the Delaware River oil spill class action litigation (E.D. of PA) representing property owners seeking testing and remediation of their contaminated properties.

Mr. Levensten served as both lead trial counsel in a wrongful death case and associate counsel in two additional federal cases brought against national and multinational corporations who manufacture and distribute products containing benzene. The suits were brought by an estate of a decedent, and two men who contracted acute myelogenous leukemia caused by exposure to the defendants lethal products. In 2005, all three cases achieved large confidential settlements. Only a small circle of attorneys shares Mr. Levensten’s success in Benzene litigation.

ANTITRUST LITIGATION
Mr. Levensten actively participated in the Microsoft Antitrust Multidistrict Litigation on behalf of direct purchasers of certain Windows® software. A multimillion-dollar settlement was reached in that antitrust litigation. The case was pending on the docket of U.S. District Court in Maryland before U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz.
Mr. Levensten actively participated in the Sumitomo Copper Antitrust Litigation which achieved a multimillion dollar recovery on price manipulation claims under the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. Section 1 et seq. See e.g., In re Sumitomo Copper Litigation, 74 F. Supp. 2d 393, 395 (S.D.N.Y. 1999) (“The recovery is the largest class action recovery in the 75 plus year history of the Commodity Exchange Act”);

SECURITIES CLASS ACTION
Mr. Levensten was an attorney for the named plaintiff in the following securities class actions:
Poulin v. Capuano, CV 00-5151 (E.D.N.Y.); Jack Brady v. NAHC, Inc. (formerly known as Novacare, Inc.), No. 00-CV-4020 (E.D.Pa.); Everett v. Sothebys Holdings, Inc., Case No. 00-CV-70872DT (E.D.Mich.); Dutton v. E-Connect, 00-04505 (Central District of California).

BUSINESS TORTS
Among other commercial cases, Mr. Levensten was counsel for several nationwide classes of insureds whose automobile insurances policies were breached by their insurers.

PERSONAL
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1968
Education: Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – B.S., 1990
Law School: Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut – J.D., 1993

ATHLETICS/CHARITY RACES

2014 NAGA Philadelphia Champion
2/1/14 – Broomall, PA
The Good Fight: Philly Jiu-Jitsu Challenge
7/13/13 – Broomall, PA
34th Annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5k
5/2013 – Philadelphia, PA
2rd Annual Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure 5k
5/2013 – Philadelphia, PA
Blue Cross Broad Street Run
5/2013 – Philadelphia, PA
Narberth Cystic Fibrosis Run 2013
4/2013 — Narberth, PA
Minding Your Mind 5k
3/2013 – Ardmore Park, PA
Philadelphia Half Marathon
11/18/2012 – Philadelphia, PA
The Good Fight: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament, Bronze Medal
11/3/12 – King of Prussia, PA
Atlantic City International Sprint Triathlon 2012
9/15/12 – Atlantic City, NJ
Philadelphia Insurance Sprint Triathlon 2012
6/23/12 – Philadelphia, PA
33rd Annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5k
5/20/12 – Philadelphia, PA
22nd Annual Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure 5k
5/13/2012 – Philadelphia, PA
Narberth Cystic Fibrosis Run 2012
4/21/12 — Narberth, PA
Jackson Hole Marathon/Half-Marathon 2011
9/24/11 — Jackson, WY
Philadelphia Insurance Sprint Triathlon 2011
6/26/11 — Philadelphia, PA
Narberth Cystic Fibrosis Run 2011
4/23/11 — Narberth, PA
Upper Main Line Y Triathlon 2011
4/17/11 — Berwyn, PA
ING Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon 2010
9/19/10 — Philadelphia, PA
Caesar Rodney Half Marathon
3/21/10 — Wilmington, DE
ING Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon 2009
9/20/09 – Philadelphia, PA
Narberth Cystic Fibrosis Run 2009
4/25/09 — Narberth, PA