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Howard S. Suskin

Howard S. Suskin

Jenner & Block LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Howard S. Suskin is a partner in Jenner & Block’s Litigation Department and Co-Chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice and its Class Action Practice.   Mr. Suskin has substantial first-chair experience representing individuals and business entities in civil and criminal securities matters, including class actions alleging securities fraud and misrepresentation claims, derivative actions claiming breach of fiduciary duty, contests for corporate control, insider trading investigations and broker-dealer issues.  He serves as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, and for self-regulatory organizations including the Chicago Board Options Exchange, FINRA and the National Futures Association.  Mr. Suskin is an active member of the ABA Securities Law Committee, including serving as Co-Chair of the Class and Derivative Actions Subcommittee.  Mr. Suskin currently serves as General Counsel for the Chicago Bar Association (CBA), and served previously as a member of the CBA’s Board of Managers and as Chairman of the CBA’s Class Action Committee, Bench & Bar Committee, Financial & Investment Services Committee and Securities Law Committee.   Mr. Suskin is a member of the Advisory Board of Board IQ, a Financial Times publication, and The Deal, has served as a member of the Securities Editorial Advisory Board of Law360, and serves on the faculty of Practising Law Institute.  He has lectured extensively and has published numerous treatises and articles on issues relating to arbitrations, class actions and securities law, including serving as editor and co-author of the West Publishing Illinois Civil Litigation Guide, Moore’s Federal Civil Motion Practice and Pretrial Civil Litigation, the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Treatise on Class Actions, and the ABA’s Annual Survey of State Class Action Litigation.  Members of the Leading Lawyers Network have consistently recognized Mr. Suskin’s work in several areas including class actions, commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and securities and venture financing law.  He has been named one of the “Best Lawyers in America” for commercial litigation, and has been recognized eight times as a “Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyer.”  Mr. Suskin graduated from Northwestern University with distinction, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and obtained his J.D. degree with honors from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was a member of the Michigan Law Review.
Howard S. Suskin is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Class Action Litigation 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Recent Noteworthy Class Action Decisions (Substantive Outline) (2017) - Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 22, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Class Action Litigation 2017, Thursday, June 29, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Class Action Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Class Action Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Class Action Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Class Action Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Class Action Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018, Nashville, TN
Class Action Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Class Action Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Class Action Litigation 2018, Thursday, June 21, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
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