John G. Levi

Key Voice, Leader, Legal Aid Advocate (Illinois)
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Partner in the Chicago office of Sidley Austin, LLP.

Links: Link to bio | (Current as of: July 20, 2015)

He was elected Chairman of the LSC Board by his fellow Board members on April 7, 2010 and his re-nomination was confirmed by the Senate in December of 2014.

His practice focuses on employment litigation, executive compensation matters, and labor management relations. Mr. Levi represents corporate clients before numerous courts, agencies and arbitration forums. He also gives guidance on internal employment policies and governance.



Meeting the Challenge of the Legal Aid Crisis

John G. Levi, Ken Frazier, Harriet Miers
National Law Journal
May 4, 2018
The opioid crisis and the recent spate of natural disasters present new challenges to already overburdened civil legal aid providers.


Equal justice at risk

John G. Levi, Victor B. Maddox
Courier-Journal (KY)
June 1, 2017
Every day, LSC-funded legal aid attorneys in Kentucky and across our nation are upholding this ideal as they work to expand access to justice to all Americans. Their vital work must continue.


U.S. needs renewal of a core value: access to justice

Jean A. Lastine, John G. Levi
July 17, 2015
Civil legal aid programs are being forced to turn away scores of low-income Americans seeking civil legal assistance. It's time to change that says this op-ed.

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