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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.

Scott P. Dixler

Scott P. Dixler

Associate - Los Angeles Office

How Scott Helps Clients

Leading businesses, public entities, and employers rely on Scott Dixler’s capabilities in matters involving complex intellectual property disputes, class actions, discrimination claims, and torts.

Prior to joining the firm, Scott gained experience as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York.

Representative Matters

Hernandez v. First Student, Inc. (2019)
California Court of Appeal affirmed judgment allocating eighty percent of fault to the plaintiff who darted into the street on his bicycle

Simers v. Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC (2018)
California Court of Appeal rejected constructive discharge claim

Martinez v. Asplundh Tree Expert Co. (2017)
California Court of Appeal affirmed judgment in favor of power line clearing contractor in negligence action

Bertsch v. Mammoth Community Water District (2016)
California Court of Appeal issued published opinion affirming summary judgment for community association and water district in skateboard injury case


  • Harvard Law School
    J.D., Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, cum laude, 2008
  • Brown University
    A.B., magna cum laude, 2005


  • Hon. Milan D. Smith, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2013-2014)
  • Hon. William H. Pauley III, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2011-2013)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Professional Associations

  • Federalist Society, Los Angeles County Lawyers’ Chapter, Treasurer
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Amicus Committee Member
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Young Lawyers’ Division Member