The co-managing partners of my firm issued the message below for Susman Godfrey’s friends and clients, including you.

Expect updates on COVID-19 developments here and @contingencyblog.

Be well.

Barry Barnett

To Susman Godfrey clients and friends:
In this time of concern and disruption because of COVID-19, we at Susman Godfrey have taken steps to

Best Lawyer TrophyThe 2015 edition of Best Lawyers has emerged from embargo.

It lists 17 partners in Blawgletter's firm. And, yes, it includes Blawgletter. For the 11th time. Go figure.


  • Blawgletter: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Litigation – Patent
  • Ophelia F. Camiña: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust,

LIBORGet ready for the Supreme Court to resolve a question that has divided courts of appeals for years:

Whether and in what circumstances is the dismissal of an action that has been consolidated with other suits immediately appealable?

If that doesn't sound sexy enough for you, consider that the issue arises in massive litigation over

A Chance to Shine

Ninth Circuit San FranciscoHow often do fourth-year associates get an opportunity to argue before a U.S. court of appeals?

That sort of thing occurs a lot at the place where Blawgletter has worked since 1985.

It happened most recently to Amanda Bonn, an associate in Susman Godfrey's Los Angeles office. Let us tell you the story.