Biography

DANIEL R. LEVY is a Member of the Firm in the Health Care & Life Sciences and Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practices, in the firm's Newark office. He was recommended by The Legal 500 United States (2016), in the Labor and Employment Litigation category, and named to the New Jersey Rising Stars list (2010, 2012, 2015, 2016) in the areas of Health Care and Employment & Labor.

Mr. Levy:

  • Counsels health care entities and other businesses on various complex commercial litigation and pre-litigation issues
  • Represents employers in litigation concerning harassment, discrimination, retaliation, breach of employment contracts, tort claims and restrictive covenants
  • Advises health care entities on day-to-day workplace issues, including hiring and firing, implementation of employment policies and compliance with federal and state laws

Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Levy was a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph P. Quinn, Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Part, Monmouth Vicinage.

Mr. Levy's reported cases include:

  • Schmidt v. Celgene Corporation, 425 N.J. Super. 600 (App. Div. 2012) (CEPA)

Mr. Levy's published works include:

  • The Material-Fetal Conflict: The Right of a Woman to Refuse a Cesarean Section Versus the State's Interest in Saving the Life of the Fetus, 108 W. Va. L. Rev. 97 (2005)
  • More Protection for Whistleblowers, Amendments to CEPA, Recent Decisions, Enhance Scope, Strengthen Enforcement, 184 N.J.L.J. 129 (2006)
  • Age Discrimination Tougher to Prove: Appellate Division Heightens the Plaintiff's Burden in LAD Case, 185 N.J.L.J. 218 (2006)
  • Actual Knowledge of False Claim Required, 189 N.J.L.J. 212 (2007)
  • New Jersey Enacts Law Requiring HIV Testing for Both Pregnant Women and Newborns, 191 N.J.L.J. 38 (2008)
  • State Enacts Law Providing Job Protections to Volunteer Emergency Responders, 199 N.J.L.J. 846 (2010)
  • Appellate Division Implies Medical Providers May Refuse Treatment Based Upon Futility of Care, 202 N.J.L.J. 454 (2010)
  • Hospitals Are Protected If They Share Negative Information About Former Employees, 207 N.J.L.J. 386 (2012)
  • Nurses Held Exempt Under N.J. Wage and Hour Law, 208 N.J.L.J. 43 (2012)
  • Do Immunity Statutes Protect Rescue Squads? 209 N.J.L.J. 854 (2012)

With an extensive background in emergency medical services (EMS), having served as a volunteer, Mr. Levy teaches courses on the legal issues in EMS. He pursues other community and charitable activities and serves on the Seton Hall University School of Law Alumni Council. An avid runner, he also enjoys golf and plays in an amateur wooden bat baseball league.

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 2004)
    • Health Law concentration
  • Rutgers University (B.A., 2001)
    • with high honors

Court Admissions

  • New Jersey State Courts
  • New York State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association