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Horvitz & Levy is a solutions-based firm focused on appellate success. We are distinguished by our commitment to responsive service and on-going innovation in the areas of civil appellate litigation, amicus curiae support, and trial strategy consultation.

Our firm history, honors and awards, and locations speak to our collaborative approach and commitment to serving clients as well as the outstanding legal resources we bring to bear.


June 2, 2022

Chambers and Partners, a highly regarded, worldwide attorney research company, has once again ranked Horvitz & Levy in Band 1 for California appellate litigation. In awarding this top ranking for 2022, Chambers described Horvitz & Levy as a “[h]ighly regarded appellate boutique with outstanding strengths in civil disputes, making regular appearances before the Ninth Circuit and the California Supreme Court.” Chambers also noted that Horvitz & Levy represents "an impressive roster of high-profile clients, including household names in the manufacturing, energy and media sectors.”

Chambers reported our firm as "a terrific boutique practice" and had high praise for three individually ranked Horvitz & Levy partners (John A. Taylor, David Axelrad, and Lisa Perrochet):

“John Taylor is well versed in handling an array of significant appellate mandates in state and federal courts . . . " "John is an excellent appellate attorney."

“David Axelrad is a highly regarded appellate practitioner and veteran of the state courts of appeal . . ." "David is a meticulous and extremely high-quality lawyer."

“Lisa Perrochet assists her clients with major appeals, both in California and across a number of domestic jurisdictions . . .” “She’s very sharp and strategic." "Lisa is a go-to, knowledgeable appellate lawyer."