In January 2019, Susan, as lead trial counsel, won a complex “bet the company” trial for a prominent family conglomerate involving nearly $17 million in investments, immeasurable goodwill and reputation, and over $45 million in land value. This high-stakes case involved extensive investigations of professional fraudsters and enormous amount of time litigating and proving their lies.
In October 2018, Susan, as lead trial counsel, secured a complete reversal of a medical license suspension recommendation for a preeminent chief surgeon at a major medical institution in the country. This case involved extensive investigation and analysis of uncorroborated evidence, as well as witness inconsistencies and statements, all of which helped prove the recommendation was not founded.
In August 2018, an international company and executive officer sought Susan’s help in petitioning the INS for approval of an intracompany transferee executive’s L-1A, which was denied. Susan had less than 14 days to review and analyze nearly 5 years’ worth of records, interview all pertinent witnesses and prepare and file an evidentiary petition. In January 2019, [read more]
On August 10, 2018, Susan Yu spoke at Bridgeport’s MCLE seminar on “What Makes Jurors Tick?” As one of the seminar faculty members (and the only woman trial lawyer on the panel), Susan focused on “Opening Statements - Developing Themes and Framing Your Case.”
In March 2017, Susan, as lead trial counsel, won a complete dismissal of a construction contract case on behalf of a multi-national corporation on the eve of trial. This case involved extensive forensic investigations involving fraud, obstruction, and frivolous claims.