Awards

Susman Godfrey Rises in Annual Legal 500 Guide with 9 Attorneys and Three Practice Areas Recommended in the U.S.

The Legal 500 has included 9 attorneys 2017 recommendation listing, recognizing these attorneys as well as several of the firm’s practices in its annual United States Guide. Susman Godfrey has increased its presence on this list year over year, with a recommendation in “Dispute resolution – General commercial disputes” for the first time and five attorneys being included on the list in a respective practice area for the first time. Recommended attorneys include: Antitrust – Civil litigation/class actions: Barry BarnettJames SouthwickMarc Seltzer Matthew BerryIndustry focus – Energy litigation – oil and gas: Barry BarnettGeoffrey HarrisonThomas PatersonNeal ManneDispute resolution – General commercial disputes: Arun SubramanianJacob Buchdahl. Click here for more.

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Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Class Action Group of The Year’ by Law360

Susman Godfrey has been named a ‘Class Action Group Of The Year’ by Law360 due to its banner 2016 which was marked by over one billion dollars in settlements for a variety of plaintiffs across the U.S.  Click here for more.

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Lawdragon names Neal Manne and Bill Carmody ‘Legends’

Susman Godfrey managing partner Neal Manne and partner Bill Carmody have been honored as a “Legends” by Lawdragon.  For more on this, click here.

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The Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Marc Seltzer and Steven Sklaver ‘Top Plaintiffs Lawyers in California’

This is the second annual Daily Journal list of top plaintiffs lawyers in California, and it highlights “attorneys making a difference far beyond the lives of their clients.” The lawyers named to the list “used their legal skills to forge real and lasting change” and “exemplify the positive force the legal industry can have on people’s lives and society.”  Click here to read more.

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Susman Godfrey Named One Of “The World’s Leading Patent Litigators” for 2011

Susman Godfrey was named one of “The World’s Leading Patent Litigators” for 2011 in IAM Patent Litigation 250 by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine. This is a unique guide identifying the top patent litigation lawyers in key jurisdictions around the globe. Over three months, IAM, conducted telephone interviews and email exchanges with numerous attorneys at law, patent attorneys and in-house counsel to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field.

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Susman Godfrey is awarded the “Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Award 2011” by Lawyers World. (1)

The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards exist to showcase those firms, and individuals, that continually provide the client with an outstanding level of service, demonstrating an incredibly high degree of ability, whilst delivering the outstanding results that are synonymous with firms and individuals of this caliber.

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ALM names 24 Susman Godfrey partners among the 2013 Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers.

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2011: Lawdragon 500 Names Bill Carmody, Steve Susman, Lee Godfrey and Neal Manne As “2011 Leading Lawyers In America”

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2015: Lawdragon 500 Names Vineet Bhatia, Bill Carmody, Parker Folse Geoffrey Harrison, Neal Manne, Steve Susman and Max Tribble as “2013 Leading Lawyers in America”

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2013: Lawdragon 500 Names Bill Carmody, Steve Susman and Neal Manne as “2013 Leading Lawyers in America”

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Five Susman Godfrey Attorneys Ranked in ‘The Top 100,’ One in ‘The Top 10’ in 2014

Neal S. Manne and Stephen D. Susman were recognized as part of “The Top 100” list for Texas and join Erica W. Harris and Shawn L. Raymond on “The Top 100” list for the Houston Region. For the Dallas/Fort Worth region, Barry Barnett and Ophelia Camiña were named to “The Top 100,” and Camiña was additionally named as one of “The Top 50 Women” in Texas. Seattle partner Parker C. Folse, IIIwas recognized as part of the “The Top 10” list for Seattle in addition to “The Top 100” list for Washington.  Click here for more information on Susman Godfrey attorneys also received the honors from Super Lawyers in 2014.

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Super Lawyers Ranks 5 Susman Godfrey Attorneys to Their Regions’ ‘Top 100,’ and 3 Susman Godfrey Women to Their Regions’ ‘Top 50’ in 2015

Neal S. Manne and Stephen D. Susman were recognized as part of “The Top 100” list for Texas and join Erica W. Harris and Shawn L. Raymond on “The Top 100” list for the Houston Region. Parker C. Folse, III was recognized as part of the “The Top 100” list for Washington.

Also being recognized this year were Rachel BlackErica Harris and Kalpana Srinivasan who each were recognized on “The Top 50” list of women for their respective states, Washington, Texas and Southern California.

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Susman Godfrey Namen Nation’s No. 1 Litigation Boutique for Fifth Consecutive Year in Vault Survey

The firm has earned this recognition every year since the list’s inception in 2012. Click here for more.

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Susman Godfrey Named to Vault’s Inaugural “Top 150 Under 150” List in 2015.

According to Vault, “the Top 150 Under 150 is a recognition of leading law firms with fewer attorneys, but no less expertise, than the global megafirms that often dominate rankings and headlines.”Read more here.

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Susman Godfrey LLP is named the number one Litigation Boutique in Vault’s annual survey of associates nationwide

In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Vault.com has named Susman Godfrey LLP the number one Litigation Boutique in Vault’s annual survey of associates nationwide. Click here for more on 2014’s win,click here for more on 2015’s win and click herefor more on 2016’s win.

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Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialist Steve Susman received the Lifetime Excellence in Advocacy Award — 2011

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Benchmark ranks Susman Godfrey as Tier 1 nationally for plaintiffs in Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and Securities.

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Susman Godfrey selected as a 2012 Benchmark Law Firm of the Year in Texas.

We have seven attorneys that have been selected as “2012 Local Litigation Stars.” The List includes:

Vineet BhatiaJohnny CarterLee Godfrey, Neal ManneKenny Marks,

Harry SusmanSteve Susman and Mark Wawro.

and three attorneys selected as “Future Stars.” The List includes:

Jonathan Bridges, Dan Charest and Joseph Grinstein.

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Stephen Susman named ‘Regional Litigator of the Year – South’ for 2014 by Benchmark Litigation

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Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

Mark Wawro and Melanie Gray were awarded the 2015 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

Susman Godfrey partner Neal Manne was awarded the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) 2011 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award  Read More

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Two Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year,” and 16 Others Listed in 2016 The Best Lawyers in America

Partners Neal Manne and Parker Folse have been named “Lawyers of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in “Bet-the-Company Litigation, Houston” and “Antitrust Litigation, Seattle,” respectively. In addition, 18 of the firm’s attorneys were listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. Read more here.

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Susman Godfrey Named in 2015 ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings

Susman Godfrey was ranked nationally in six different practice areas in the 2015 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” The firm was honored in Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Litigation – Patent. Additionally, the firm was ranked in Tier 2 for Litigation – Environmental and Litigation – Securities. Click here for details.

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Fourteen Susman Godfrey Lawyers Named 2012 Best Lawyers in America®

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Susman Godfrey Named to The National Law Journal’s Inaugural List ‘America’s Elite Trial Lawyers 2014’

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.

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Susman Godfrey Named to The National Law Journal’s 2016 Midsize Hot List

The readers nominated midsize law firms that have used their creativity and skill to saty competitive in courtrooms and deal tables across the U.S.  Click here for more

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Seventeen Susman Godfrey Lawyers Named 2015 Best Lawyers in America®, Two Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’

Seventeen attorneys with litigation firm Susman Godfrey have been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2015. In addition, two of the firm’s attorneys were named “Lawyer of the year” — Shawn L. Raymond in Houston for antitrust litigation, and Parker C. Folse IIIin Seattle for intellectual property litigation. Click here for the full list.

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Three Susman Godfrey Lawyers Named 2014 Best Lawyers in America®

Parker Folse – Seattle Litigation – Antitrust
Lee Godfrey – Houston Litigation – Antitrust
Stephen Susman – Houston Litigation – Environmental

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Susman Godfrey was rated in Best Lawyers 2014 Tier 1 Rankings

Susman Godfrey was rated in Best Lawyers 2014 Tier 1 rankings nationwide in the following areas:  Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent.

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Susman Godfrey Named to The National Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts of 2013

The verdict, Two-Way Media LLC v. AT & T Inc., W.D, placed us in the Top 100 verdicts nationally for 2013. Click here for more information on the trial.

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Susman Godfrey Named to The National Law Journal’s 2014 ‘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,” National Law Journal wrote. Click here for more information or click here for the full list of winners

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Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialist

Steve Susman received the Lifetime Excellence in Advocacy Award — 2011

Click here to read Judge Randy’s Wilson’s speech

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Susman Godfrey is awarded the “Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Award 2011” by Lawyers World.

The Lawyers World Annual Jurisdiction Awards exist to showcase those firms, and individuals, that continually provide the client with an outstanding level of service, demonstrating an incredibly high degree of ability, whilst delivering the outstanding results that are synonymous with firms and individuals of this caliber.

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Susman Godfrey was selected in by The Trial Lawyer magazine as a 2011 member of The Forum: America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms.

Susman Godfrey was selected by The Trial Lawyer magazine as a 2011 member of The Forum:  America’s 25 Most Influential Law Firms.  This award places Susman Godfrey among the 25 best civil plaintiff firms in the United States.

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Susman Godfrey is included in The BTI Client Service-A-Team 2012

Susman Godfrey is included in The BTI Client Service A-Team 2012; a distinction reserved for law firms whose clients recognize them – by name and without prompting – as unparalleled leaders in client service.

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Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Most Feared” Litigation Firm in BTI 2014 Consulting Survey

Susman Godfrey was named to the “Honor Roll of Most Feared Law Firms” for litigation in BTI Consulting’s “Litigation Outlook 2014: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms.”  Click here for more.

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Corporate Counsel Rank Susman Godfrey Among ‘BTI Brand Elite’

Corporate counsel ranked Susman Godfrey in the top 25 percent of premium value firms out of the 650 law firms serving large clients, according to the recently released report, BTl Brand Elite 2014: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms. Susman Godfrey is considered a firm clients pay above-market rates for and yet receive extraordinary value.

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Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Most Feared Plaintiffs Firm’ by Law360 – 2013

Susman Godfrey was one of just 11 law firms nationwide named to the list recognizing “hugely successful firms that consistently strike fear into the hearts of defense counsel,” Law360 wrote.  Click here for more.

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Susman Godfrey Named a ‘Most Feared Plaintiffs Firm’ by Law360 for Second Consecutive Year – 2014

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.

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Brooke Taylor Named a Law360 Rising Star – 2015

A partner in our Seattle office, Taylor is one of just 145 attorneys under 40 nationwide who were named to this prestigious list, and one of just nine recognized for intellectual property. Click here for more.

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Susman Godfrey Named to Law360’s Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms List for the Third Year in a Row

We have continued our winning streak for plaintiffs this year in cases covering the intellectual property, securities and antitrust arenas, helping solidify our formidable reputation in the courtroom. Read our profile on Law360 here

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Susman Godfrey is selected as a Finalist in the General Litigation – Mid-Size Law Firm Category for the 2014 Texas Litigation Departments of the Year Award.

Texas Lawyer asked law firms to share any big victories and important cases that occurred in 2013 that demonstrate why clients choose them when litigation is on the table.  Click here to view the article.

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Chambers and Partners name nine attorneys “Leaders in their Field”

2017: Thirteen attorneys recognized as well as several of the firm’s practices recognized in Chamber’s annual guide to U.S. Law Firms. Susman Godfrey also increased its rankings year-over-year, with two more attorneys added to the standings as “Recognized Practitioners”, two attorneys advancing in rankings in their respective practice areas and states, and one office advancing in ranking since 2016. The list includes: Barry C. BarnettJacob W. BuchdahlBill Carmody, Parker C. FolseGeoffrey L. HarrisonNeal S. ManneHarry P. SusmanStephen D. SusmanArun SubramanianBrooke TaylorMax L. Tribble and Mark L. D. Wawro.  Click here for more.

2016: Ten attorneys named “Leaders in their Field” by international legal group Chambers and Partners.  The list includes: Barry BarnettJacob BuchdahlBill CarmodyParker FolseGeoffrey HarrisonNeal ManneHarry SusmanStephen Susman, Max Tribbleand Mark Wawro.  All four of our offices were named as “Leading Locations” with Los Angeles joining the rankings for the first time this year.  Click here for the full article.

2015: Eight attorneys named “Leaders in their Field” by international legal with two, Neal Manne and Harry Susman, advancing in rankings since last year.  In addition to the individual rankings, three of Susman Godfrey’s offices were named in Firm Rankings, with New York joining the rankings for the first time this year

2014: Nine attorneys named “Leaders in their Field” by international legal research group Chambers and Partners. The list includes: Barry C. BarnettParker FolseGeoffrey HarrisonNeal ManneKenneth S. MarksHarry SusmanStephen D. Susman,Mark Wawro and Max TribbleClick here for the full article.

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Texas Appleseed 2013 J. Chrys Dougherty Good Apple Award

Steve Susman and Lee Godfrey are the receipients of the 2013 J. Chrys Dougherty Good Apple Award for their pursuit of justice and for actively encouraging pro bono involvement.  Click here for more.

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Super Lawyers honors the following Texas attorneys:

Barry Barnett, Ophelia F. Camina, Joseph S. Grinstein, Erica W. Harris, Geoffrey L. Harrison, Alex Kaplan, Neal S. Manne, Kenneth S. Marks, Eric J. Mayer, Brian D. Melton, Terrell W. Oxford, Thomas W. Paterson, J. Hoke “Trey” Peacock, Shawn L. Raymond, Mary Kathryn Sammons, Harry P. Susman, Stephen D. Susman, Max L. Tribble, Mark L.D. Wawro as “2015 Super Lawyers”
Matthew Behncke, John Lahad, Chanler Langham, Ashley McMillian, David Peterson, and Rob Safi as “2015 Rising Stars”

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Super Lawyers honors the following New York Metro attorneys:

Jacob Buchdahl and Bill Carmody as “2015 Super Lawyers”
Seth Ard, Cory Buland, Mark Hatch-Miller, Shawn Rabin and Arun Subramanian as “2015 Rising Stars”

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Super Lawyers honors the following Southern California attorneys:

Kathy Hoek, Marc Seltzer and Steven Sklaver as “2015 Super Lawyers”
Amanda Bonn, Bryan Caforio, Oleg Elkhunovich and Kalpana Srinivasan as “2015 Rising Stars”
Kathy Hoek as a “2015 Women’s Edition Super Lawyer”
Amanda Bonn and Kalpana Srinivasan “2015 Women’s Edition Rising Stars”

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Super Lawyers honors the following Washington Attorneys:

Matthew Berry, Rachel S. Black, Parker C. Folse, III, Drew Hansen,Justin Nelson, Edgar G. Sargent, Floyd G. Short as “2015 Super Lawyers”
Jordan Connors, Dan Shih, Brooke Taylor and Genevieve Vose Wallace “2015 Rising Stars”
Brooke Taylor and Genevieve Vose Wallace “2015 Women’s Edition Rising Stars”
Rachel Black as a “2015 Women’s Edition Super Lawyer”

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