Susan E. Engel - Partner

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Susan E. Engel

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Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202-879-5220
Fax: +1 202-879-5200
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Professional Profile

Susan Engel's practice covers both trial and appellate litigation in a wide range of substantive areas, including securities law, class action, commercial, and constitutional litigation.


Representative Matters

Currently representing newly public technology company and its officers and directors in defense of securities class actions and shareholder derivative lawsuits following one of the largest initial public offerings in history

On behalf of investment bank, achieved unprecedented injunction freezing hundreds of millions of dollars of assets of alleged fraudulent transferees in connection with a lawsuit over a failed securitization

Currently representing large bank in defense of cases alleging market manipulation and antitrust claims involving "naked short selling"

On behalf of nine investment banks, successfully defended on appeal and in the U.S. Supreme Court dismissal on statute of limitation grounds of dozens of lawsuits alleging illegal short swing profit-taking

On behalf of a coalition of wineries, successfully challenged in federal appellate courts and ultimately the U.S. Supreme Court the constitutionality of discriminatory state statutes prohibiting interstate shipment of wine

Obtained dismissal on implied immunity grounds of antitrust class action against prime brokerage firms

Successfully represented for-profit healthcare provider in Medicare "outlier" reimbursement litigation, obtaining summary judgment for client on all claims and defeating class certification

Represented current and former officers and directors of for-profit healthcare provider in a formal SEC investigation concerning whether Medicare outlier payments were misleading or otherwise inadequate, as well as whether certain former and current officers and directors engaged in insider trading

Achieved reversal on appeal of certification of class action in ski train accident case

Successfully defended on appeal the denial of class certification in a toxic exposure case

Represented automobile company in successfully defending privilege claims in product liability cases in state court


Courts

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits

U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and the Southern District of New York

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