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Nancy J. Geenen

Suann Ingle Associates, LLC

New York, NY, USA


Co-founder Nancy Geenen is an engaging teacher who works with clients on persuasive presentation, jury selection and trial, litigation management, and attorney training. Her insights and advice come out of more than two decades as a BigLaw trial attorney, including two years as a prosecutor for the United Nations, preparing and trying high-stakes cases involving commercial and intellectual property law. Nancy shares her experience with humor and sensitivity to her audience, ensuring that her messages are both memorable and meaningful.

Nancy advises trial teams on case themes, mock exercises, witness preparation, and trial strategies. Based on her first-hand knowledge of legal venues ranging from California to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, she works closely with lead trial counsel in the 30 days before trial. Nancy has tried or arbitrated over 150 business disputes, including financial services and intellectual property cases. She has also led and managed complex, high-stakes business disputes under close public scrutiny.

In the late 1990s, for example, Nancy worked as a prosecutor for the United Nations Compensation Committee (UNCC) in Geneva, as it resolved claims resulting from the 1990 Gulf War. She investigated and prosecuted claims filed by 420 business entities from 45 countries, involving more than $11 billion in restitution. Nancy appeared for both CNN and CNBC as a guest commentator and shared her expertise with international audiences.

Nancy is admitted to the District of Columbia Bar, the State Bar of California, each of the U.S. District Courts in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She holds a Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law, a Master of Arts in Education from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University.


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