Skip to comments.Clinton-era appointee dead in apparent DC suicide (Mark Levy)
Posted on 04/30/2009 3:46:02 PM PDT by csvset
An attorney who served in the Clinton administration was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide at his Washington law office.
Kilpatrick Stockton, an Atlanta firm, confirmed in a statement that attorney Mark Levy had died.
"Mark Levy was well known and highly respected for his successful appearances before the Supreme Court of the United States," said Bill Dorris, the firm's co-managing partner.
Levy was a deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice between 1993 and 1995 and served five years in the Solicitor General's office.
D.C. Police spokeswoman Helen Andrews said officers were called to an office building where the firm is located to investigate a shooting Thursday morning. She said investigators believe it was a suicide.
Levy attended Yale University's law school with former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and more recently worked on fundraising for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, said Dennis Gingold, an attorney who was working with Levy on a case.
"I don't know anyone who isn't shocked by what just happened," Gingold said. "He was a good guy. He really was professional, first class."
During his career, Levy had argued 16 cases before the Supreme Court. At Kilpatrick Stockton, he served as counsel and chair of the firm's Supreme Court and appellate advocacy practice. Levy, who was married and has two children, lived in Bethesda, Md.
The firm had announced this week that 24 lawyers would be laid off, but it wasn't immediately clear whether Levy had been affected by staff cuts.
The death comes after the chief financial officer of mortgage giant Freddie Mac killed himself last week. David Kellermann was found dead April 22 in the basement of his northern Virginia home. Colleagues had noticed he was under stress and had suggested he take time off.
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It is downright amazing how many people the clintons know who apparently kill themselves, are murdered or just die under really weird circumstances
From the law firm’s website.
How sad. My prayers for his family.....And yes I can not help but wonder what connection there may be between both deaths. What did they know?
Who is the keeper of “THE list”?
May his soul rest in peace. Prayers to his family and friends.
DC is not a nice place right now.
Why did my brain just jump and say, “UH OH!” ... ?
busy month for hit men.
I can’t understand why any of these people would off themselves. Are these people so fixated on what they think is important, that if it doesn’t go right, the take the ultimate walk. This makes no sense.
BUT you can bet your sweet ballgame that there is SO much more to this story than mere layoffs at the firm.
My first thought was the guy probably knew the details of the Vince Foster “suicide” and paid the price charged by the Clintons. Check out the “friends of Bill that are no longer with us....frightening stuff.
Another notch on the Clinton’s lengthy belt?
I wonder what he knew, and who he was threatening to talk to?
Arkancide, or Chicagancide?
That list was posted on the recent thread about fannie Mae CFO’s suicide. I intended to copy and paste it, and completely forgot.
What did he know?
A Truly Recession Proof Profession, alas people continue to Die for It’s Successful Results!:-)
Yet another addendum to your “Downside Legacy?”
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