Two Susman Godfrey Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year,” and 15 Others Listed in 2017 The Best Lawyers in America

HOUSTON, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and SEATTLE (August 15, 2016) — Partners Neal Manne and Barry Barnett have been named “Lawyers of the Year” in Houston by The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in “Litigation – Antitrust” and “Bet the Company Litigation” respectively.

In addition, 16 partners were listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017. This year Houston partner Geoffrey Harrison joins the list for the first time in Commercial Litigation. In addition, Los Angeles partner Marc Seltzer adds Commercial Litigation to his rankings.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

The listed lawyers include:




  • Bill C. Carmody – Commercial Litigation, Antitrust, Patent Litigation, Securities Litigation


  • Parker C. Folse III – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Antitrust, Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation
  • Brooke A.M. Taylor – Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

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