Mary Levy

Practice Professor of Law

Professor Mary E. Levy teaches Civil Procedure I, Civil Procedure II, and Pennsylvania Civil Procedure. She also supervises the Federal Appellate Litigation Clinic in which third-year law students provide pro bono representation to low income litigants in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in immigration matters, prisoner civil rights litigation, and habeas appeals. Professor Levy also serves as the faculty advisor for the Moot Court Competition Team. Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Levy was of counsel in the appellate practice group at White and Williams LLP in Philadelphia, PA, where she specialized in appellate advocacy and handled complex litigation matters involving significant client exposure or novel questions of law. As an appellate practitioner, Professor Levy has appeared before all of the Pennsylvania appellate courts, including the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and has also argued before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits. Professor Levy frequently speaks at legal seminars on the topics of appellate practice and procedure, effective legal writing for practitioners, and post-trial motions practice.

Professor Levy is the 2017 recipient of the George P. Williams Award, conferred each year by the graduating class upon the professor who has had the most significant impact on their legal education. In 2010, she was named a “Rising Star” attorney by Law & Politics magazine as a result of a survey of her peers. Professor Levy has a B.A. in English from Appalachian State University, a M.C.J. from the University of South Carolina, and a J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law.


J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law
M.C.J., University of South Carolina
B.A., Appalachian State University

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Awards and Recognition

  • Rising Star Attorney (2010)
  • George P. Williams, III, Memorial Award for the Outstanding Professor of the Year (2017)