Double Whammy! Susman Godfrey Wins Federal Court Jury Verdict for Apache Corporation and Files Apache’s Own $31.5 Million Lawsuit
The jury returned a verdict in favor of Apache Corporation and rejected the multi-million dollar breach of contract allegations brought by W&T Offshore, Inc. Shortly after the decision, Apache filed a $31.5 million lawsuit against W&T Offshore. Click here for the full story.
Law360 has named founding Susman Godfrey partner Stephen D. Susman a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar.”
The profile highlights Susman’s long, successful career, detailing everything from his days teaching at The University of Texas School of Law to establishing of his very own trial boutique. Click here to read more
Kalpana Srinivasan Named One of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Associations's 2014 'Best Lawyers Under 40'
Awarded on November 8th, 2014, honoerees are those who have "achieved prominence and distinction while demonstrating a strong commitment to the community at relatively early stages in their careers.” Click here for more.
Susman Godfrey is Named by U.S. News - Best Lawyers In 2015 'Best Law Firms' Rankings
The firm was ranked nationally in six different practice areas: Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation, Litigation- Antitrust, Litigation- IP, and Litigation- Patent. The firm was also ranked in Tier 2 for Litigation- Environmental and Litigation- Securities. Click here for more.
Susman Godfrey is Named to Law360's 'Most Feared Plaintiff Firms' For Second Consecutive Year
Susman Godfrey was one of just 10 law firms nationwide named to the list recognizing firms who “give heart to the aggrieved and injured and strike fear in the defense bar,” Law360 wrote. Click here for more.
Susman Godfrey is Named to The National Law Journal's Inaugural List of America's Elite Trial Lawyers'
The first-ever list represents “those law firms that are on the cutting edge of plaintiffs-side work in the United States and that have achieved exemplary results for their clients,” The National Law Journal wrote. Click here for more.
17 Susman Godfrey Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers, Two Named 'Lawyer of the Year'
Susman Godfrey attorneys have once again been included in this years Best Lawyer's Rankings. Click here to see a full list of attorneys.
Susman Godfrey Named Nation's #1 Litigation Boutique in Vault Survey
Susman Godfrey has once again been named the nation's number-one litigation boutique in Vault's annual Practice Area Rankings. The survey ranks "the most prestigious law firms based on the perceptions of currently practicing lawyers at peer firms", according to Vault. Click here to read more.
Susman Godfrey LLP has been named to The National Law Journal’s “Plaintiffs Hot List.”
The litigation boutique was one of just 12 law firms named to the list recognizing the nation’s top plaintiffs’ law firms. “The firms on this year’s list landed groundbreaking verdicts, negotiated big settlements and, in many, cases paved the way for the resolution of other disputes,” The National Law Journal wrote. Click here to read more.
Susman Godfrey Partner Kalpana Srinivasan Named One of California's Top 20 Lawyers Under the Age of 40
Susman Godfrey attorney Kalpana Srinivasan has been named to the Daily Journal’s “Top 20 Under 40” list of California attorneys. The annual list honors the best and brightest in California’s legal industry. Click here to read more.
Five Susman Godfrey Attorneys Named Among World's Leading Competition Lawyers
Five attorneys with litigation powerhouse Susman Godfrey were named to The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists 2014. Partners Stephen D. Susman, Marc M. Seltzer, Barry C. Barnett, Warren T. Burns and Joseph S. Grinstein were recognized in the guide’s U.S. Plaintiffs section. Click here to read more.
The American Lawyer's Careerist Blog Features Guest Column by Susman Godfrey Founder Stephen Susman
In a recent guest blog post for The American Lawyer’s Careerist column, Stephen Susman described how Susman Godfrey gives new associates significant responsibility early on and as a result achieves better results for our clients. Click here to read more.
Susman Godfrey Named a 'Most Feared' Litigation Firm in BTI Consulting Survey
Susman Godfrey has been named to the "Honor Roll of Most Feared Law Firms" for litigation in BTI Consulting Survey.
Susman Godfrey Named Nation's #1 Litigation boutique in Annual Vault Survey
For the fourth year in a row, Texas law firm Susman Godfrey has been named the nation's number-one litigation boutique in Vault's annual Practice Area Rankings.
Steve Susman: Back on the Bike for Charity
Managing Partner Steve Susman is the top fundraiser for the MS150. He is featured in an article about the 2013 MS150 ride in The Texas Lawbook.
Susman Godfrey Obtains $1.4 Billion Settlement in Toyota Unintended Acceleration Class Action
Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to pay benefits worth up to $1.4 billion to settle multi-district class action litigation pending in federal court in Santa Ana, California. Click here to read more.
Susman Godfrey LLP Wins $27.5 Million Verdict in Patent Infringement Suit Against AT&T Inc.
Susman Godfrey LLP wins a $27.5 million verdict on behalf of its client, Two-Way Media LLC, in a patent infringement suit in San Antonio against AT&T Inc. related to the streaming of audio and video content over the Internet. Click here to read more.
Susman Godfrey Partners Secure Affirmation of License for $200 Million Prostate Cancer Drug
Matthew Berry, Bill Carmody and Jacob Buchdahl represented Aragon Pharmaceuticals in a breach of contract action. They secured exclusive rights for their client to develop a promising prostate cancer drug. Click here to read more.
Susman Godfrey LLP Wins $162.3 Million Verdict Against Chinese Manufacturers of Vitamin C
Susman Godfrey LLP secured a verdict in an antitrust price-fixing class action brought on behalf of direct purchasers of vitamin C against two Chinese vitamin C manufacturers. The jury returned a verdict of $54.1 million that was promptly tripled to $162.3 million.
Susman Godfrey LLP Wins Precedent-Setting Arbitration Against Morgan Stanley
On February 21, a panel of FINRA arbitrators unanimously ruled in favor of two former Morgan Stanley brokers, represented by Susman Godfrey, in a multimillion-dollar dispute against global bank Morgan Stanley. Click here to read more.
Susman Godfrey LLP Wins Landmark Trial Over $1 Billion of Mortgage-Backed Securities
Federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff in Manhattan ruled on February 5th that Flagstar Bank has to pay bond insurer Assured Guaranty Ltd. approximately $90 million plus contractual interest. Click here to read more.
Steve Susman Lectures on the Joy of Lawyering at the University of Pennsylvania Law School
Steve Susman, Founding Partner of Susman Godfrey LLP, delivered the 25th annual Irving R. Segal Lecture in Trial Advocacy to a packed audience at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Poly-America L.P. v.
Stego Industries LLC
Erica Harris wins trademark invalidity case for client threatened with trademark infringement. After a bench trial, the court found defendant's color trademark functional and thus invalid.
Susman Godfrey Wins $15.4 Million Verdict In Patent Infringement Suit Against Xilinx and Avnet
A jury returned a verdict of $15,399,900.00 in a patent infringement case in favor of PACT XPP Technologies, AG.
Scarbrough v. METRO
Robert Safi and Johnny Carter win federal trial court dismissal of Metroplexcore, LLC's claims against Houston's Metropolitan Transit Authority ("METRO"). The federal court dismissed plaintiff's claims for lack of standing and failure to exhaust administrative remedies.
Frankel Offshore Energy, Inc. v. Grimes Energy, Inc., Texas Standard Oil & Gas LP, and PetroVal Inc.
Geoffrey Harrison and Alex Kaplan win a $4 million judgment after a three week jury trial for Frankel Offshore Energy against Texas Standard Oil & Gas and others
Johnston et al v.
The Rawlings Company, L.L.C.
Neal Manne, Shawn Rabin and Kalpana Srinivasan win a full defense verdict after a three-week jury trial on behalf of The Rawlings Company in wage and hour class action.
Lincoln Life & Annuity Co. of New York v. Jonathan Berck, as Trustee of the Rosamond Janis Insurance Trust
Steven Sklaver wins complete reinstatement of $20 million worth of life insurance coverage for life settlement investor.
Dillard’s Inc. v. i2 Technologies, Inc.
Terry Oxford and Ophelia Camina win $226 million fraud verdict and judgment for Dillard's against software vendor. The $239 million jury verdict was one of the Top Ten Jury Verdicts in the United States last year.
Forbes.com Praises "Mutual-disarmament Pacts" that Steve Susman Pioneered
Steve Susman: "Judges are more than willing to honor a mutual-disarmament pact that reduces the number of hours a case will tie up their courtroom."
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