Ethan Levinton



Ethan Levinton represents corporations and individuals in complex commercial litigation in state and federal court.  Ethan’s practice runs the gamut of securities litigation, class actions, employment, civil liberties, antitrust, and white-collar.  He has represented clients in dealings with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Reserve Board, and the New York Department of Financial Services.

Prior* matters include:

  • Represented a leading financial institution in a nationwide Title VII class action.
  • Represented a major automotive manufacturer in civil securities fraud class action regarding diesel emission regulations.
  • Represented Vietnam War Veteran in Section 1983 action against New York City regarding unconstitutional conduct by the New York City Police Department.

Prior to joining Reese Marketos, Ethan worked as a litigation associate in the New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell.

Ethan graduated from The University of Texas School of Law with honors.  He served as the Chief Articles Editor of both the Review of Litigation and the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law.  As an active clinic student, Ethan assisted with the defense of capital clients on Texas’s death row and juvenile defendants in Travis County.

Ethan attended The University of Texas at Austin for his undergraduate degree, where he graduated with highest honors in Philosophy and special honors in Government.  Ethan’s senior honors thesis, Tocqueville and the Rise of Legalism in American Politics, won the Williams Jennings Bryan Prize for best thesis in the Government Department.

*Includes matters handled prior to joining Reese Marketos.


The University of Texas School of Law

J.D., with honors, 2018

Chief Articles Editor, The Review of Litigation

Chief Articles Editor, The Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law

The University of Texas at Austin

B.A., Government, special honors; Philosophy, highest honors, 2015

Phi Beta Kappa


New York, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York