Gabriel Levinson is a strategically aggressive litigator. Business leaders turn to Gabriel when they need a fierce advocate and savvy business advisor to protect their rights and interests, or when their profitability or reputation are under siege.
A partner in the Litigation, Real Estate and Retail Practice Groups at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, Gabriel has successfully challenged and defeated adversaries in a broad spectrum of complex legal matters, and regularly appears pro hac vice in both state and federal jurisdictions across the United States. He has secured hard-won jury and non-jury verdicts in both the Supreme and Civil Courts of New York in the areas of commercial, contractual, real estate, entertainment and insurance litigation. Gabriel also has arbitrated and mediated cases before various alternative dispute resolution tribunals, such as the American Arbitration Association and the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services.
Gabriel has proven himself as a winning litigator for the firm’s national and international clients, including global retailers; world-renowned vineyards; commercial and residential real estate owners, operators, and developers; asset management firms; nightlife and restaurant owners, operators, and developers; financial and real estate investors; design professionals; entrepreneurs; artists; and high-net-worth individuals.
Gabriel also heads sensitive internal investigations to uncover fraudulent conduct and mitigate damages for retail companies and multinational corporations. He makes independent assessments and recommendations, recognizing that proactive and aggressive crisis management mitigates or eliminates a company’s exposure. He also assists clients with fraud prevention and assessments, drawing on his training as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Favorite sport team:
New York Giants
Favorite NY landmark:
New York City's Central Park
This year, 28 lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Attorneys are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Four Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys were ranked on the Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
New York Metro Super Lawyers has named 21 Tarter Krinsky & Drogin lawyers in 10 practices to its 2016 list.
We are representing the former chief executive officer of salon and hair/beauty retailer John Barrett Holdings LLC in arbitration proceedings.
The 2015 New York Super Lawyers recognized 22 of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s attorneys.
In a lawsuit filed on June 5, 2013, our client, the Board of Managers of the 150 Nassau Condominium, is seeking an injunction to protect the safety and well-being of the condominium's residents and its landmarked and historic building located at 150 Nassau Street in New York City. The lawsuit alleges that the owner of the retail unit, Spruce NYC LLC, recently leased its unit to a "Denny's," a fast-food chain open 24-hours a day and often an incubator for violent and disorderly conduct.
Gabriel Levinson was quoted in the New York Post article “Hotels hitting hipster ’hood.” The article addresses the City Council Brunch Bill that would allow restaurants and cafés to start serving their popular Sunday brunches before noon.
Gabriel Levinson was quoted in the New York Post article " The party's over - buildings, clubs at odds over bottles" on September 19. The article addresses the rising lawsuits and insurance costs for building owners in the aftermath of the Chris Brown-Drake bottle-throwing incident at SoHo nightclub W.I.P on June 14.