Mark Levinstein

Mark Levinstein

Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP

Currently employed at Athletes for Hope , Georgetown University Law Center , US National Soccer Team Players Association, Williams & Connolly LLP


Previous: University Of Virginia



    A partner in the Washington, D.C., firm of Williams & Connolly LLP, Mark Levinstein commands more than 30 years of legal experience. His practice is focused on antitrust matters, with a secondary concentration in sports litigation and arbitration, qui tam litigation, legal malpractice, and matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Mark Levinstein maintains a diverse corporate client base, which includes corporate clients in many different traditional and technology industries, including health care, aerospace and automotive products, computer databases, and new technology. Also involved in the professional sports world, where he represents sports organizations, leagues, teams, owners, general managers, coaches, and athletes, Mark Levinstein also serves as outside general counsel and acting executive director of the U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association. In addition, he holds an adjunct faculty position at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches courses in advanced antitrust and professional sports law. He also co-authored a popular sports law casebook, which more than 20 law schools currently use as the standard text on sports law. Attorney Levinstein speaks widely on panels addressing issues related to antitrust, sports, and corporate governance law, as well as issues of arbitration and trial practice.




At Athletes for Hope

From 2006 to Present

Outside General Counsel and Acting Executive Director

At US National Soccer Team Players Association

From February 1996 to Present

Adjunct Professor of Law

At Georgetown University Law Center

From January 1996 to Present


At Williams & Connolly LLP

From September 1983 to Present

University Of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va

BA with Honors, University of Virginia

From August 1975 to May 1979

Centres d'intérêt

  • Favorite books include historical fiction (e.g.
  • biographies
  • books about the civil war)