Susanna M. Buergel - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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Susanna M. Buergel

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016

A partner in the Litigation Department, Susanna Buergel has extensive experience handling a broad range of matters, with particular emphasis defending financial institutions and corporations in complex securities and commercial matters in federal and state courts across the country as well as representing financial institutions and other clients before the SEC, the Department of Justice and numerous other federal and state regulatory authorities. Susanna also has extensive intellectual property experience, counseling and litigating on behalf of clients in copyright, trademark and patent disputes.

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Susanna's current and recent representations include:

  • Citigroup in multiple matters, including:
    • its Second Circuit victory allowing corporations to enter into federal regulatory consent judgments without admitting wrongdoing;

    • its subprime and credit crisis-related litigations and regulatory matters;

    • its auction rate securities litigation and regulatory matters;

    • its failed investment litigations and regulatory matters; and

    • the civil litigations arising out of the activities of former Salomon Smith Barney research analyst Jack Grubman (in connection with his coverage of WorldCom, Global Crossing and other issuers);

  • Morgan Stanley in connection with a series of antitrust litigations concerning the treasuries market;

  • Viking Global Investors LP, a successful hedge fund, in a dispute pending in Delaware Chancery Court; and

  • Ericsson in a securities class action pending in the Southern District of New York, which was dismissed.

Columbia UniversityBA 1996Columbia Law SchoolJ.D. 1999

Office Location

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation