Jesse Levitsky

Associate
Located in

New Haven, CT

Jesse is an attorney in Obermayer’s Litigation Department, focusing his practice on premises liability work and commercial litigation.

Jesse is an advocate for his clients and strives to provide meaningful and dedicated representation in a variety of civil matters. He is dedicated to ensuring that his clients be skillfully represented throughout the litigation process and settlement negotiations.

When he’s not working, Jesse can often be found reading, running, and spending time with his friends and family. He’s an avid cook as well; in fact, if he wasn’t an attorney, Jesse says he would probably have a career as a private chef.

Jesse’s litigation experience ranges from commercial matters to immigration to public benefits and housing. In a prior position, Jesse litigated housing court nonpayment, holdover, and affirmative housing code violation cases from trial to post settlement or judgment. He advocated for the due process rights of tenants who have lost benefits including FHEPS, SNAP, HRA cash assistance and Supplemental Security Income.

In law school, Jesse interned at the New York City Department of Education, where he wrote an advisory memorandum on a recently passed New York City Human Rights law regarding employment discrimination. He also interned at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, researching issues related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

In law school, Jesse was an Executive Board Member and Student Advocate for the Suspension Representation Project, a Committee Member of the New York City Bar Association Tenant’s Rights Committee, and a member of OUTLaws, an LGBT student advocacy organization.