Firm also recognized as Texas Firm of the Year for the Second Year in a Row
Susman Godfrey has been named the Commercial Litigation Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation. The firm was also named Texas Firm of the Year for the second year in a row. The news was announced at the 2023 USA Legal Awards which took place in New York on March 15th.
Benchmark Litigation recognized Susman Godfrey for a year in which the firm scored major wins across practice areas and industries. This includes a major win for Vitol in $4 billion litigation with Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, a $35 million settlement with streaming service, Akazoo, over fraud charges, a $92 million settlement for clients in litigation against TikTok, a $92.5 million deal for a class of insurance policy holders in contract litigation against Voya Retirement Insurance and Annuity Company, a favorable summary judgment ruling in favor of Saba Capital, and a major defense-side win for Winthrop Resources Corporation against healthcare company Prospect ECHN. During the evaluation period the firm also filed groundbreaking matters including a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News and a widely covered privacy lawsuit against PornHub parent company, MindGeek.
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