Lecturer in Law
Susanna M. Buergel is a partner in the Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. She 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 and federal and state regulatory authorities. Ms. Buergel also has extensive intellectual property experience, counseling and litigating on behalf of clients in copyright, trademark and patent disputes.
Among her current matters, Ms. Buergel is representing Citigroup in its subprime-related litigations and regulatory matters, 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), and regulatory inquiries arising out of its student loan activities. Ms. Buergel also represents 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.
Ms. Buergel served as articles editor of the Columbia Law Review and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.