FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 23, 2007
Stephen Susman once again named
Commercial Litigation Lawyer of the Year
Stephen Susman of Susman Godfrey LLP has been named Commercial Litigation
Lawyer of the Year 2007 in the Who’s Who Legal Awards. This is the second
consecutive time he has been recognized in this way, having also won the award last
With the benefit of more than ten years of independent research, Who’s Who Legal used
the thousands of nominations it has received from clients and private practice
professionals to identify the leading individual and firm in 27 practice areas. The winners
were formally announced in The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2007, a
compendium edition of all the individual Who’s Who Legal publications which was
released in April.
Editor in chief Callum Campbell said: “It is an outstanding achievement to win the Who’s
Who Legal; The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers Commercial Litigation
Lawyer of the Year Award for a second time. Stephen Susman’s continuing success
demonstrates a consistent and unparalleled level of performance and service to clients.
We have no hesitation in declaring him the world’s leading commercial litigator”.
The awards are based on a number of factors, including the feedback received in the
ongoing research process, past performance in the research and the overall aggregate
number of weighted votes cast in their favor. In addition to identifying the leading firm
and individual in each practice area, the awards also recognize the overall leading firm in
48 countries and five US states. Who’s Who Legal lists only the leading practitioners in
each field, based exclusively on the findings of a six month independent research process.
The book is distributed free of charge to thousands of corporate counsel and private
practice lawyers from around the world. The information is also available without charge
on www.WhosWhoLegal.com and is updated on a daily basis.
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