Susan J. Pope - Frost Brown Todd LLC

Susan J. Pope

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 859-244-3204

Susan is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC and practices in the Lexington office, concentrating in civil litigation. A substantial portion of her practice relates to product liability litigation, drug and medical device litigation, toxic tort litigation, and commercial litigation.

While in law school, she was managing editor of the Kentucky Law Journal, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and graduated first in her class. Upon graduation, she clerked for Chief Justice Robert F. Stephens of the Supreme Court of Kentucky.

Indiana University of PennsylvaniaBA 1977University of Kentucky College of LawJ.D. 1989
American Bar AssociationKentucky Bar AssociationFayette County Bar AssociationKentucky's Mass Tort Litigation CommitteeDefense Research Institute

Case History


Vioxx® litigation; 24 state court cases, and 303 cases pending in the Multidistrict Litigation

OxyContin® litigation, representing the interests of Abbott Laboratories. Obtained three dismissals and defeated a class certification motion and motions to remand.

Average wholesale price litigation initiated by the Kentucky Attorney General's office against pharmaceutical manufacturers

Breast implant litigation, representing the interests of 3M

Product liability litigation, defending DuPont's Nomex® Fiber, complete defense verdict after six-week trial

Animal vaccine litigation

Toxic tort litigation, defending the interests of Weyerhaeuser

Commercial litigation, representing the interests of Louisville Gas & Electric in a breach of contract suit filed by the City of Springfield, IL

Office Location

Lexington Financial Center, Suite 2800
250 West Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507-1749
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Lexington Metro Area
Susan J. Pope has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants