Susman Godfrey Has Banner Year in Chambers 2022 Rankings

June 2022

Susman Godfrey earned top marks in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers Guide for 2022. This year the legal directory highlighted 16 Susman Godfrey trial lawyers among the nation’s top litigators and all four of the firm’s offices as leading locations.

“Their focus and attention to detail is rivaled only by their understanding of the law and ability to make it work for their clients”  – client quote from 2022 rankings

The firm continues to be recognized for its litigation excellence, with Chambers highlighting the strength of several practice areas across each of our offices. The California office continues to rank in the top tier in Litigation: Mainly Plaintiff and New York has added Antitrust: Mainly Plaintiff to its band rankings this year. Texas also earned top marks in General Commercial Litigation, and Chambers recognized the strength of the firm’s Intellectual Property practices in Texas and Washington and its Antitrust work Nationwide.

“Susman Godfrey consistently provides incredibly great work – they are very smart and very practical.” – client quote from 2022 rankings

New to the individual rankings this year is Partner Alex Kaplan, recognized for Antitrust litigation in Texas. New York Partner, Bill Carmody, is recognized for the first time Nationwide this year for Litigation: Trial Lawyers. Other forward moves from lawyers in the New York office include Carmody, Jacob Buchdahl and Shawn Rabin, who all moved ahead in the band rankings for Litigation: General Commercial.

“I can’t think of a better partner to have in difficult litigation.” – client quote from 2022 rankings

The full list of Susman Godfrey lawyers recognized by Chambers include:

Susman Godfrey offices were recognized as “Leading Locations” in these litigation practice areas:

  • Texas:
    • Litigation: General Commercial
    • Antitrust
    • Intellectual Property
  • California:
    • Litigation: Mainly Plaintiff
    • Antitrust: Mainly Plaintiff
  • New York
    • Litigation: General Commercial – The Elite
    • Antitrust: Mainly Plaintiff
  • Washington:
    • Litigation: General Commercial
    • Intellectual Property
  • Nationwide: Antitrust: Plaintiff

Considered one of the legal industry’s most significant rankings directories, the Chambers USA report is published annually. Chambers and Partners’ full-time editors and researchers evaluate submissions and conduct in-depth telephone interviews with lawyers and clients to evaluate recent work and determine their rankingsAccording to Chambers, “firms and lawyers need to demonstrate sustained excellence in order to be ranked in the guide.”