June 03, 2019
NEW YORK, June 3, 2019: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Susan L. Shin has joined the Firm’s New York office as a partner. Ms. Shin is part of Weil’s national Complex Commercial Litigation practice.
“Susan is a seasoned trial attorney and commercial litigator, making her a perfect fit for our Complex Commercial Litigation practice, which is known for its trial prowess,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “We are excited to welcome Susan to Weil.”
Weil’s global Litigation Department Co-Chair David Lender commented: “Susan has an exceptional reputation in the market and excellent experience as lead trial counsel in a range of different disputes, mirroring the scope of expertise of Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice. She will be a significant asset to our clients and our Firm, further deepening our bench of top-notch trial lawyers.”
Ms. Shin joins Weil from Arnold & Porter, where she was a partner in the New York office. She regularly represents public companies, financial institutions and other corporate clients in litigated disputes and class actions in federal and state courts and arbitrations. In the past several years, she served as trial counsel in five trials to verdict in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She also represents institutions and individual clients in government investigations and enforcement proceedings, and has handled complex financial litigation and regulatory enforcement matters. Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, she was a clerk for The Honorable Raymond J. Dearie, then the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Ms. Shin commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation team, which is renowned for its trial-ready approach. I look forward to working with the Firm’s many talented lawyers around the world to assist clients in obtaining the best results in high-stakes and complex matters.”
About Weil’s Litigation Department
Weil’s more than 350-lawyer global Litigation Department provides clients with integrated and innovative legal advice in all major substantive areas of the law. Our multidisciplinary, trial-ready approach helps clients manage risk across jurisdictions and geographies, at every stage of the dispute resolution process. One of our biggest strengths is our ability to assemble the cross-practice teams necessary to tackle everything from pre-dispute counseling to multi-faceted crisis situations, whether they involve bankruptcies, product recalls, or government investigations, among other bet-the company scenarios. The Complex Commercial Litigation practice is the largest single component of the Department and includes more than 130 litigators around the U.S. and Europe who collectively possess comprehensive experience in successful high-stakes litigation on behalf of the world’s largest and most sophisticated clients and across industries.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm's four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.