Andrew Leventhal is a dynamic, passionate, and charismatic criminal defense lawyer. Andrew spent seven years battling in the courtroom trenches as a Los Angeles Public Defender. Here, Andrew developed a reputation for being a fearless trial lawyer. Andrew has defended thousands of criminal cases and conducted many jury trials involving everything from DUI and domestic violence to theft and murder. Andrew’s legal knowledge and passion for justice has led him to a 90% jury trial non-conviction rate.
Andrew loves the underdog and fights for his clients to the end. He treats his clients like family and advocates for them like they’re his own flesh and blood. Andrew earned a 2015, 2016 and 2017 invitation into the National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers” club. He also received the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” Award in 2016, 2017, and 2018. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state – attorneys 40 years old or younger, or those in practice for 10 years or less qualify for consideration. In addition to the Top 100 and Super Lawyers honors, Pasadena Magazine named Andrew a “Top Attorney” for criminal defense in 2016 and 2017. And, last but not least, the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys selected Andrew as one of the “10 Best Attorneys” for California in 2017 and 2018.
Andrew Leventhal has dedicated his life to defending people. His strong reputation, vast network and authentic approach separates him from the rest. Andrew is direct and to the point. You will know if he can help.
Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, Civil Rights
Area of Practice
Los Angeles Jewish Bar Association, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Association, Westside Bar Association, California DUI Lawyers Association, California Innocence Project, California Western Law Review
J.D. - California Western School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, 2007 (top 4%); B.D. - UCSB Cal Santa Barbara, 2004 High Honors