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Susan J. Kohlmann

Susan J. Kohlmann

Jenner & Block LLP

New York, NY, USA


Susan J. Kohlmann is an experienced litigator in Jenner & Block’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice, co-chair of the Trademark, Advertising, and Unfair Competition Practice and managing partner of the firm's New York Office. Clients seek her counsel on a wide variety of complex matters, including copyright, trademark and trade secret disputes. She has also represented companies in various class action and other complex commercial matters. In addition to her extensive experience in jury and bench trials and arbitration proceedings, Ms. Kohlmann has extensive experience briefing and arguing appeals in the New York appellate courts and several federal circuit courts.

Ms. Kohlmann has been recognized by Legal 500 for her leadership in copyright law, as well as for appellate and litigation. Chambers USA has consistently recognized Ms. Kohlmann in its Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright (New York) practice area. She was named American Lawyer’s “Litigator of the Week” in September 2017 for leading a Jenner & Block team to a $13.15 million verdict for the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck, the late third wife of author John Steinbeck, in a trial over the rights to the writer’s works. The trial win also earned the firm a spot as a “Legal Lion” on Law360’s weekly “Legal Lions and Lambs” report. In 2014, she was recognized among the “Top 250 Women in IP” and named an “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property. New York Super Lawyers has recognized Ms. Kohlmann in intellectual property litigation from 2006 to 2016. She serves on the firm's Policy Committee and serves as chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee, and the New York office's Pro Bono Committee.
Susan J. Kohlmann is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2018 - Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2018, Friday, February 23, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2018 - Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2018, Friday, February 23, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2018, Friday, March 02, 2018, New York, NY
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