Michael Levy LLM ’98
Michael J. Levy LLM ’98 was appointed general counsel by Travis Credit Union in Vacaville, California, at the end of 2020. Levy is the credit union’s principal legal officer, working closely with the executive leadership team and providing leadership in all matters with legal implications, including supervision of all litigation, guidance on regulatory compliance, and bringing a legal perspective to TCU’s strategic vision. He has been a practicing attorney for nearly 30 years, amassing a diverse and successful portfolio of litigation experience in a variety of disciplines. Levy has worked in both the public and private sectors, and in some of the most complex legal fields, including administrative, business, environmental, and constitutional law. He has spent 15 years as deputy or general counsel for four state agencies, most recently at the California Department of Insurance. Levy is also an active volunteer in the legal and local community, having served two terms as a Supreme Court appointee on the State Bar Trustees Nominating Committee and as chair of the Amicus Committee of the California Access to Justice Commission, president of the Sacramento County Bar Association, and Appellate Mediator for the Third District Court of Appeal, among many other positions. He is also on the author team for the 2020 Rutter Group publication of California Practice Guide: Administrative Law.