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Jul 05, 2016, 15:45 ET Susman Godfrey and Izard, Kindall & Raabe File Class Action Lawsuit Against Homero Garza, Stuart Fraser, GAW Miners, LLC, and ZenMiner LLC

 On June 15, 2016, a class action was filed against Homero Garza, Stuart Fraser, GAW Miners, LLC, and ZenMiner LLC in the U.S. District Court...


Oct 17, 2013, 09:13 ET Susman Godfrey wins high-profile defense verdict in San Antonio dispute over ownership of water exploration company

 A jury yesterday soundly rejected claims by two San Antonio attorneys that they were entitled to part ownership in a water exploration company...


Sep 17, 2013, 16:23 ET Susman Godfrey Turns Potential Loss Of Millions Into Substantial Gain For Client In Heated Breach Of Contract Arbitration

Private equity fund manager Lincolnshire Management, Inc. commenced an arbitration seeking more than $11,000,000 in damages from its former...


Aug 21, 2013, 17:44 ET Susman Godfrey lawyer says power plant's appeal is over

 Today the Texas Court of Appeals in Austin dismissed an appeal to obtain a permit for a 1320-Megawatt, petroleum coke-fired power plant...


Apr 23, 2013, 13:55 ET Susman Godfrey announces the recipients of its 2013 1L Women and Minority Trial Lawyer Fellowships

 Susman Godfrey is pleased to announce the five recipients of its 2013 1L Women and Minority Trial Lawyer Fellowships.  Each fellow will...


Apr 10, 2013, 20:07 ET OppenheimerFunds Wins Dismissal of $700 million Claim, reports Susman Godfrey

OppenheimerFunds was granted summary judgment on a claim for over $700 million brought by a group of banks.  The banks—through...


Feb 06, 2013, 12:19 ET Susman Godfrey LLP Wins Landmark Trial Over $1 Billion of Mortgage-Backed Securities

Federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff in Manhattan ruled yesterday that Flagstar Bank has to pay bond insurer Assured Guaranty Ltd. approximately $90 million...


Jan 24, 2013, 16:26 ET Cities Coalition, Susman Godfrey Reacts to Announcement of Discontinued Power Plant Application

 Today the Texas Clean Air Cities Coalition issued its response to the announcement yesterday by the Las Brisas Energy Company that...


Dec 18, 2012, 09:00 ET Susman Godfrey Announces Bonuses, New Partners

 Susman Godfrey L.L.P., the national litigation boutique, made three new partners and announced big bonuses over the weekend.  Bonuses...


Nov 19, 2012, 10:29 ET Susman Godfrey Partner Argues to U.S. Supreme Court

On November 5, Susman Godfrey partner Barry Barnett did something that only a tiny number of American lawyers ever do: he argued a case before the...


Sep 12, 2012, 11:47 ET Steve Susman of Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Speaks to a Group of Local Attorneys About Restoring a Fully Functioning Judiciary

 The courts cannot function without judges; yet nationwide we face an unprecedented federal judicial vacancy crisis, and nowhere more acutely...


Jun 22, 2012, 10:05 ET Susman Godfrey Wins 2012 National Best Litigation Boutique Honor

A 2012 nation-wide survey ranks Susman Godfrey no. 1 among litigation boutiques across the United States. The firm's score – 45.6 –...


Jun 14, 2012, 10:39 ET UPDATE: Susman Godfrey L.L.P Wins Fifth Circuit Appeal for KBR, Inc. Against Shareholder Activist

 On June 11, 2012, Susman Godfrey L.L.P. won an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in favor of KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) and...


Jun 14, 2012, 10:28 ET /K I L L K I L L K I L L - Susman Godfrey L.L.P./

We are advised by Susman Godfrey L.L.P. that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Susman Godfrey L.L.P Wins Fifth...


May 21, 2012, 09:00 ET Susman Godfrey Wins $15.4 Million Verdict In Patent Infringement Suit Against Xilinx and Avnet

 Late Friday afternoon, a jury returned a verdict of $15,399,900.00 in a patent infringement case in favor of PACT XPP Technologies, AG. ...


May 16, 2012, 11:37 ET Susman Godfrey wins victory for clean air in Texas

Susman Godfrey L.L.P., representing the Texas Clean Air Cities Coalition, has won the reversal of a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality...


May 04, 2012, 16:12 ET Susman Godfrey announces the recipients of its 2012 1L Women and Minority Trial Lawyer Fellowships

Susman Godfrey is pleased to announce the five recipients of its 2012 1L Women and Minority Trial Lawyer Fellowships.  Each fellow will spend...


Apr 24, 2012, 13:18 ET Susman Godfrey's Cycling Team "Swift Justice" Raises $180,000 to Fight Multiple Sclerosis

This past weekend on April 21-22, 2012, 34 partners, associates, staff, family and friends of Susman Godfrey L.L.P. rode 170 miles from Houston to...


Mar 07, 2012, 11:27 ET Susman Godfrey Leads Client to Big Oil and Gas Win in Louisiana Trial Court

 The other side thought the case related to theft of their 3D seismic data. They felt so strongly about it that at trial they asked for more...


Jan 13, 2012, 11:10 ET Susman Godfrey Associate Wins Dismissal of Billion-Dollar Rescission Claim Against Client OppenheimerFunds

This week, Susman Godfrey obtained a major victory for client OppenheimerFunds, when the court ruled from the bench that the plaintiff banks were...


Dec 22, 2011, 10:32 ET Susman Godfrey, Foley Bezek and Good Wildman File Class Action Lawsuit Against Petroleum Development Corporation (Doing Business as PDC Energy) (NASDAQ: PETD)

 On December 7, 2011, a class action lawsuit was filed against Petroleum Development Corporation (doing business as PDC Energy) ("PDC")...


Oct 06, 2011, 09:30 ET Susman Godfrey L.L.P Partners Stephen D. Susman and Parker C. Folse III are Named Best Lawyers' 2012 Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Stephen D. Susman as the "Houston Best...


Sep 12, 2011, 11:07 ET Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Announces That Neal Manne Has Joined Name Partners Steve Susman and Lee Godfrey as a Managing Partner of the Firm

Susman Godfrey L.L.P. announced on September 12 that Neal Manne has joined name partners Steve Susman and Lee Godfrey as a managing partner of the...


Aug 30, 2011, 10:47 ET Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Wins Appeal in Cable Antitrust Class in Third Circuit

A class of Comcast cable subscribers in the Philadelphia area last week won an appeal that challenged the trial court's order certifying the case...


Jun 23, 2011, 15:51 ET Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Client Obtains Total Victory Against Guggenheim Partners Subsidiary

After years of contentious litigation, Justice Jeffrey K. Oing of the New York Supreme Court today awarded judgment to Susman...