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  1. Litigation: 75%
    2 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    2 years



Hourly ($500-550/hour), contingent (35-45%)

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  • Ryan Weiner

    Shawn is a fantastic attorney. Exceptionally bright, hard-working and great in court. A top litigator by anyone's measure.


    Ryan Weiner Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jacob Warnick Buchdahl

    Shawn is a first-rate trial lawyer: he presents his case smoothly, he's relentless on cross, and he's quick on his feet during argument.


    Jacob Buchdahl Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Susman Godfrey LLP

560 Lexington Ave
15th Floor
New York, NY, 10022


NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200310/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers Rising StarsThompson Reuters2012
Super Lawyers Rising StarsThompson Reuters2011
Super Lawyers Rising Starthompson reuters2010
Super Lawyers Rising StarThompson Reuters2009
Super Lawyers Rising StarThompson Reuters2008
Super Lawyers Rising StarThompson Reuters2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSusman Godfrey LLP2004 - Present
Law ClerkUnited States Court Of Appeals For The First Circuit2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York City Bar Association, Litigation CommitteeMember2011 - 2013
American Inn of CourtBarrister2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rodriguez v. Proffitt, Cause No. 05-05321E, 101st District Court, Dallas County, TexasSettlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of TexasDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New York City Bar AssociationDepositions/Discovery2011