Geng Chen
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  • Rice University, B.S. in Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude
  • Harvard Law School, J.D. magna cum laude
Judicial Clerkship

The Honorable Jacques L. Wiener Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Ms. Chen represents both plaintiffs and defendants in all types of commercial litigation in federal courts, state courts, and arbitrations.  Ms. Chen joined Susman Godfrey after clerking for Judge Jacques L. Wiener Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

After graduating from Rice University summa cum laude with a degree in chemical engineering, Ms. Chen worked for Chevron on major oil and gas development projects, onshore and offshore, domestic and international.  She then attended Harvard Law School, where she was an Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review and a semifinalist in the Ames Moot Court Competition.

Honors and Distinctions

Recipient of 2016 Pro Bono Publico Award for Outstanding Service to The Legal Aid Society

Executive Editor, Harvard Law Review

Harvard Law School Ames Moot Court Competition, Semifinalist


Note, A Bad Man Is Hard to Find, 127 Harv. L. Rev. 2521 (2014).

Recent Legislation, 127 Harv. L. Rev. 1509 (2014).

Recent Case, 126 Harv. L. Rev. 1414 (2013).

Professional Associations and Memberships

State of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit