As recently reported on AJC.com the Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment LLC is suing AIG/New Hampshire Insurance Company for a breach of contract. According to the lawsuit, the company neglected to pay a covered claim regarding a termination of employment. The Atlanta Hawks’ head coach was let go and the incident was properly reported and the contract appeared to cover a circumstance such as the termination of Danny Ferry. AIG refused to pay the claim. Bruce Levenson was the controlling partner of the Hawks at the Time and is part of the party that is filing suit against the insurance company.
Bruce Levenson was not only the co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks but he also co-founded United Communications Group in 1977. He also helped co-found Tech Target subsidiary of IT Industry. Before he began his professional career he was living with his family in Washington D.C. and attended college at the University of St. Louis. He later attended law school at Amercian University. While he was attending law school he was working as a journalist for the Washington Star.
Bruce Levenson is an active philanthropist. He participates in the Hoop Dreams Foundation and the Have A Dream Foundation which helps provide an education to low-income families. He also is a U.S. Holocaust Museum donor. His grandmother was a Holocaust survivor. He also makes notable contributions to the Seeds of Peace and SEED Foundation.