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Andrew Levchuk

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Practice Areas

  • Cyber Security
  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation

Prior to entering private practice in 2012, Andrew Levchuk spent 24 years at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he tried cases across the country and argued 30 appellate cases in the United States Courts of Appeals. Mr. Levchuk served as Deputy Chief of the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section of the DOJ Criminal Division. He also served as a senior trial attorney in the DOJ Criminal Division's Public Integrity Section and earlier held the same position in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. He received numerous Special Achievement Awards, as well as the Assistant Attorney General's Award for Intra-Division Cooperation. In 2014 he received the Assistant Attorney General's Exceptional Service Award for his work on the investigation and prosecution of Congressman Richard Renzi. Mr. Levchuk also served for 11 years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, where he focused on gangs, organized crime, and financial fraud prosecutions. 

In private practice Mr. Levchuk has focused on complex civil and criminal litigation, responses to government investigations, and advising clients on business compliance in the field of state and federal data protection and privacy rights. He also does volunteer training in rule of law programs conducted by the CEELI Institute in Prague.

Mr. Levchuk received training in cyber and computer network investigative techniques at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and is a Certified information Systems Security Professional. He serves as Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association Science and Technology Section's Privacy and Computer Crime Committee. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Mr. Levchuk received an A.B. in mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1983
  • University of Chicago
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Major: Mathematics

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia

Professional Associations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Franklin County Bar Association

Published Works

  • Co-author: “Does 9th Circuit’s O’Brien Ruling Pose Threat to SEC Investigations?” National Law Journal, April 23, 1984
  • The State of Cybercrime, May 2017 American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section: The State of Criminal Justice 2017, Chapter 10 in the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section's annual review of criminal justice issues
  • The State of Cybercrime, May 2015 American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section: The State of Criminal Justice 2015, Chapter 4 in the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section's annual review of criminal justice issues
  • The State of Cybercrime, May 2014 American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section: The State of Criminal Justice 2014, Chapter 6 in the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section's annual review of criminal justice issues

Representative Cases

  • United States v. Renzi, 651 F.3d 1012 (9th Cir. 2011)
  • Taylor v. United States, 495 U.S. 575 (1990)
  • Thornburgh v. Abbott, 490 U.S. 401 (1989)

Honors

  • SuperLawyers
  • Selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Assistant Attorney General’s Exceptional Service Award in 2014 for work on the successful prosecution of former Congressman Richard Renzi. Won landmark legislative immunity decision
  • Assistant Attorney General’s Award for Intra-Division Cooperation
  • Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney. • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent* peer-review rating