Jo Levy


(510) 239-3588 | jlevy@nortonlaw.com | VCF

Jo Levy is a skilled trial lawyer and strategic counselor with over thirty years of law firm and in-house experience in a wide range of matters, including intellectual property (IP), artificial intelligence, antitrust, compliance, consumer litigation, and class actions. She has successfully litigated matters involving semiconductors, software and hardware patents, technology transactions, international business disputes, manufacturing, medical devices, product liability, marketing, commercial disputes, and aviation.

Before joining The Norton Law Firm, Jo held numerous senior positions at Intel Corporation, including Vice President, General Counsel of Asia Pacific & Japan; Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer; Vice President, Mobileye Governance & Legal Affairs; and Associate Director of Litigation. While living in Hong Kong, Jo managed complex cross-border business, legal, compliance, and regulatory matters. Before joining Intel, Jo was a litigation partner at Reed Smith.

Jo brings a practical, business-oriented approach to every matter, whether serving as trusted advisor to the C-Suite and Board Directors, leading bet-the-company litigation, consulting on compliance program development, conducting investigations, or responding to government agencies. She is also an experienced arbitrator and mediator. Jo believes that, in business, a fast, efficient, and private resolution can often be the preferred approach. She is a member of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) Commercial Panel for Intellectual Property and Technology, the AAA Consumer Panel, and the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center. Jo has served as a court-appointed mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California for over fifteen years.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Brandeis University, B.A., Anthropology, magna cum laude
  • Stanford Graduate School of Business, Executive Leadership Program

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California

Honors and Awards

  • Lawyer Representative, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 2004-2007
  • Northern District of California, Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Committee Member, 2006-2010
  • Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Conference Executive Committee Member 2007-2009