Stuart D Levi
Global Guide 2024
Band 3 : Outsourcing
Provided by Stuart D Levi
Stuart D. Levi is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions practice and co-head of Skadden’s Web3 and Digital Assets Group. He has a broad and diverse practice that includes advising on matters involving Web3 and digital assets (including NFTs), artificial intelligence, fintech, technology transactions, outsourcing transactions, intellectual property licensing, privacy and cybersecurity, and branding and distribution agreements. Utilizing his background in computer science and the information technology industry, Mr. Levi has extensive understanding of the technology and business drivers underlying agreements and transactions in these areas.
Mr. Levi has been a recognized leader in the technology transaction field for more than 30 years and has been named a National Law Journal Trailblazer in Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech. He also has been recognized as a Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal: Fintech & Blockchain, an IP Star by Managing IP, one of Identity Review’s Top 20 Blockchain Lawyers, and to Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000. He has repeatedly been selected for inclusion in Chambers FinTech, Chambers Global, Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. Levi served as co-head of Skadden’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Group for many years. Prior to joining the Firm, he was director of intellectual property for Reuters America Inc. and a vice president of Reuters NewMedia Inc. In these roles, he was responsible for all of Reuters’ technology and intellectual property matters.
Mr. Levi has written and spoken on numerous outsourcing, privacy, technology and intellectual property issues, and each year he co-chairs the Practising Law Institute’s Open Source Institute. He was named a winner of a Law360 Award for Distinguished Legal Writing (presented by the Burton Awards) in both 2023 and 2019.
Harvard Law School
JD (cum laude)
Columbia University, Columbia College
BA, Computer Science and Political Science (magna cum laude)