PALO ALTO, CA—Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Susan Kay Leader has joined its litigation department as a partner in the Los Angeles office. She joins the firm’s expanding trial and commercial litigation practices. Her addition represents Wilson Sonsini’s latest move to add first-chair trial experience as it continues to develop a national litigation department that represents clients in a growing range of high-profile, bet-the-company cases.
Leader litigates and tries cases involving high-stakes commercial matters and class actions in federal and state courts. She has first chaired more than a dozen trials, arbitrations, and international arbitrations. Her clients have included companies in the entertainment, media, communications, hospitality, financial, education, and renewable energy sectors. Leader’s broad experience includes handling a diverse range of commercial, employment, products liability, franchise law, False Claims Act, RICO and Sherman Act, and IP litigation disputes.