Levi Swank is an associate in the firm’s Financial Industry and Consumer Financial Services Litigation practices. Mr. Swank focuses on complex civil litigation and appellate matters, and has litigation experience in a wide range of areas, including mortgage servicing, origination, and insurance; the False Claims Act; and the First Amendment. He has drafted and contributed to briefs in courts around the country, including the United States Supreme Court, several federal district courts, and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

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Domaines D’Expertise





  • Counsel for two of the ten largest mortgage lenders in defending complex litigation brought by county officials challenging mortgage recording practices.
  • Counsel for a top-ten mortgage lender in defending litigation brought by the Department of Justice concerning loans underwritten and endorsed for FHA mortgage insurance.
  • Counsel for lender and reinsurance subsidiary in RICO litigation challenging mortgage insurance and reinsurance practices.
  • Counsel for one of the nation’s largest transportation authority’s in opposing certiorari to the United States Supreme Court in a case challenging the authority’s advertising guidelines.
  • Counsel for Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in filing amicus brief in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on the defense-of-another jury instruction.
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2015, Mr. Swank served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alice M. Batchelder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


While attending law school, Mr. Swank was an executive editor of the Virginia Law Review, and a member of the Virginia Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.

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J.D., 2013
University of Virginia School of Law

(Order of the Coif)

B.A., 2010
Patrick Henry College

(Summa Cum Laude)


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Honorable Alice Batchelder



District of Columbia


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
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