Experienced Securities Litigator Joins Latham in Washington, D.C.

Susan Engel brings securities-related trial and appellate experience covering healthcare, financial services, hospitality, and tech sectors.

28 February 2018

Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Susan Engel has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as counsel in the Securities Litigation & Professional Liability Practice in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. Her practice covers both trial and appellate litigation in a wide range of substantive areas, including securities law, class action, commercial, and constitutional litigation. She has participated in appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and numerous state courts, and has additional experience representing clients in matters concerning antitrust and government investigations.

“We are excited to have Susan join the firm,” said Michael Egge, Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C. “Susan is a fantastic addition to the team and her talents and substantial experience will further strengthen the firm's litigation capabilities.”

Engel is the latest in a string of additions to the Washington, D.C. office’s litigation and trial team, including commercial and securities litigator Andrew Clubok, tax controversy litigator Jean Pawlow, ITC litigator Jamie Underwood, and IP litigator Kevin Wheeler, among others. She joins a Securities Litigation & Professional Liability Practice that has handled more than 1,000 cases during the past decade, ranging from federal and state class, individual, and derivative actions to US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 2(e) and other regulatory proceedings.

Clubok, who is Global Co-Chair of Latham’s Securities Litigation & Professional Liability Practice, said: “Susan has substantial experience handling complex and novel legal challenges, and will be an excellent addition to our team as we help our clients navigate their most complex legal challenges. I’m thrilled to welcome her to the firm.”

“Latham is a top-tier firm known for delivering phenomenal results to clients,” said Engel. “I am excited to join the team where I will have the privilege of working alongside some of the best and brightest trial lawyers in the business.”

Engel joins Latham from Kirkland & Ellis. She received her BA from Duke University in 1997 and her JD from New York University School of Law in 2000, magna cum laude. Following law school, Engel served as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court and Judge Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. 

About Latham & Watkins

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Notes to Editors

1 Latham & Watkins operates as a limited liability partnership worldwide with affiliated limited liability partnerships conducting the practice in France, Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom and as affiliated partnerships conducting the practice in Hong Kong and Japan. Latham & Watkins operates in South Korea as a Foreign Legal Consultant Office. Latham & Watkins works in cooperation with the Law Office of Salman M. Al-Sudairi in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Michael Egge, Washington, D.C. Office Managing Partner: +1.202.637.2285

Andrew Clubok, Global Co-Chair of the Securities Litigation & Professional Liability Practice, +1.202.637.3323

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