David R. Levintow

Law Graduate


David Levintow is a law graduate in the Litigation Department of Foley & Lardner LLP. David is based in the Washington, D.C. office where he is a member of the Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. David is not admitted to practice law in any state.

David graduated with High Honors from The George Washington University Law School and was named a George Washington Scholar (top 1% - 15% of class) every semester. David served as a Notes Editor on George Washington’s Business & Finance Law Review, as well as a research assistant to two professors. During law school, David worked as a legal intern in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice as well as the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He was also a summer associate at Foley working on government enforcement and business disputes. His writing has been featured in law journals, bar journals, and several online legal publications. 

Presentations and Publications

  • Author, “Down, But Not Out: After Liu, Disgorgement Challenges for the SEC in FCPA Enforcement,” 28 No. 2 PIABA BJ 179 (July 2021)
  • Co-author, “Response, AMG Capital Management, LLC v. FTC: It’s Unanimous: Injunction Means Injunction (and Nothing More),” Geo. Wash. L. Rev. On The Docket (May 26, 2021)
  • Author, “Note, A Positive Sum Game: Why A Qui Tam Provision in the FCPA Would Benefit Both Whistleblowers and Covered Entities,” 4(2) Bus. & Fin. L. Rev. 65 (April 2021)
  • Author, “Sorry, but the NDAA did not just redefine disgorgement,” The FCPA Blog (February 23, 2021)
  • Co-author, “Supreme Court Recognizes, Limits SEC’s Disgorgement Power,” National Law Review (June 24, 2020)
  • Co-author, “US Businesses Can Mitigate Risks Posed by the Growing Venezuelan Crisis,” Corporate Counsel (June 24, 2019)


  • George Washington University (JD with High Honors, 2021)
    • George Washington Scholar
    • Notes Editor, Business and Finance Law Review
  • Davidson College (BA, 2013)


David is not admitted to practice law in any state.