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 Announces the Recipients of Its 2013 1L Women and Minority Trial Laywer Fellowships
Susman Godfrey is pleased to announce the five receipients of its 2013 1L Women and Minority Trial Lawyer Fellowships.
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 Associate Frances Lewis Gives Her Generational Perspective on the State of Women in Law
Susman Godfrey associate Frances Lewis writes an article in the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles newsletter about her generational perspective on the state of women in law. Click here to view the article.
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 Lawyer Zenobia Harris to Deliver Keynote Address at NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet
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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