Pamela Levinson is an experienced attorney with a background including complex business litigation and investigations and compliance. She is admitted to practice in Florida and the District of Columbia.
Pamela currently focuses her law practice on construction law, government contracts litigation, and helps represent Indian tribes in federal litigation. Her extensive background includes complex commercial litigation, class-action, contracts, national security, civil and criminal investigative matters, and patents, among other areas.
Pamela received her J.D. summa cum laude, graduating first in her class from the University of Miami in Florida. She was a member of the University of Miami Law Review and the Order of the Coif, a national legal society recognizing outstanding academic achievement. Pamela received numerous Book awards during her law school career as well as several West Group Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Awards.
Pamela had the honor of being a law clerk to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, now serving on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. She entered the private sector at a large Miami law firm where she litigated contract, real property, construction, class action, antitrust, employment, forfeiture, and insurance matters. Pamela later joined a “Big Law” firm in Washington, D.C., litigating complex commercial, securities, patent, national security, and civil and criminal investigative matters on behalf of pharmaceutical, financial, education, technology, and government contracts clients.
After returning to Sarasota, where Pamela first decided to enter the practice of law, she joined a boutique construction law practice, where she focused on litigation, contract drafting, and negotiation for a wide range of construction industry and surety clients.
Pamela grew up in Akron, Ohio, and has lived and traveled throughout the country and abroad. Before becoming a lawyer, Pamela was Vice President of Acquisitions for an international film distribution and production company. She still loves a good movie, as well as travel, architecture, design, music, and pop culture.
Areas of Practice
Business and Commercial Litigation
Government Contracts LitigationContract Drafting and Negotiation
Complex and Class Action Litigation
Investigations and Compliance
Order of the Coif
University of Miami Law Review
West Group Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Awards 1998-2001
Dean’s Scholar 1998 – 2001
Book Awards in Contracts, Business Associations, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Comparative Law, Copyright Law, and Property
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2001; summa cum laude
B.A., Macalester College; Sociology with a minor in Political Science; magna cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
The Florida Bar
District of Columbia Bar
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
Professional & Community Affiliations:
Sarasota County Bar Association
The Florida Bar Construction Law Committee Construction Transactions Subcommittee
Will the Circle Be Unbroken? The Miami Circle Discovery and its Significance for Urban Evolution and Protection of Indigenous Culture, 13 St. Thomas L. Rev. 283-340 (2000)