Susan D. Fahringer - Perkins Coie LLP

Susan D. Fahringer

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 206-359-8687

Susan Fahringer is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation group with over 20 years' experience in privacy and security litigation, intellectual property litigation (with a focus on trade secret and copyright litigation), consumer class action defense and complex commercial litigation.  

In her privacy and security work, Susan defends companies against individual and class action claims alleging user data and privacy violations, and she defends companies against investigations and suits brought by federal and state government agencies and regulators such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). 

Susan’s intellectual property litigation practice focuses on protecting companies’ valuable intellectual property, trade secret, and proprietary information through proactive enforcement and protection efforts, including the development of comprehensive intellectual property protection programs

Susan’s class action and complex commercial litigation experience includes software, patent license and commercial disputes. 

Susan has served on the firm’s Executive Committee and Management Committees and as Chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation group.

Stanford UniversityBA University of California, Davis School of LawJ.D.

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent