Levin & Perconti
Steven M. Levin, co-founder and senior partner of Levin & Perconti, is a nationally known trial attorney and elder abuse lawyer with more than 30 years of personal injury litigation experience and success. In 1992, he and John Perconti founded Levin & Perconti, a firm that has achieved over $520 million for its clients, including over $140 million in nursing home abuse and neglect cases.Steve has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients in a variety of nursing home, medical malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Steve was one of the first lawyers in the United States to handle nursing home cases, and has established a reputation as one of the country’s top litigators in the area of nursing home abuse and neglect. He has represented hundreds of nursing home residents who have been victimized by improper care and treatment, achieving record-setting verdicts and settlements in these cases.More importantly, Steve’s vigilance in representing victims in nursing home negligence lawsuits has brought national attention to this rampant and unacceptable problem, sending a message that elder abuse or mistreatment of one of society’s most vulnerable groups will not go unnoticed. Steve serves on the Leadership Council of the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (formerly known as the National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform), an organization dedicated to protecting the rights of nursing home residents and their families. He is also the former chair of the AAJ's Nursing Home Litigation Group. Steve's comments on nursing home litigation have been quoted in national news publications including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
, Steve is dedicated to helping people who have been injured, or the families of people killed, because of someone else’s mistakes or improper conduct. He stands by the belief that lawsuits not only bring relief to injured victims, but also motivate healthcare providers, businesses and manufacturers to make systemic changes to provide better care, service, and safer products. Steve and his wife, Marsha, reside in Chicago and have four grown children and thirteen grandchildren.