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Neal Manne Named Managing Partner Of Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

HOUSTON - Susman Godfrey L.L.P. has announced that Neal Manne has joined name partners Steve Susman and Lee Godfrey as a managing partner of the firm.

Manne, 56, is a graduate of the University of Texas and of the University of Texas School of Law.  He began his career in Washington D.C. and joined Susman Godfrey in 1988.  He has served on the firm's Executive Committee since 1997.  Manne has tried dozens of cases for both plaintiffs and defendants, in state and federal courts across the country.  His many honors include the 2011 Jurisprudence Award (given by the ADL in recognition of "commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community service") and the 2003 Leon Jaworski Award (given by the Houston Bar Association for "lifetime volunteer service to the community").

Manne said that Susman Godfrey is perfectly positioned to remain one of the country's premiere litigation boutiques.  He added, "Our partners are excited about the future.  We hope that Steve and Lee will be around for many years so that together we can build on the incredibly strong foundation they have created and continue to win cases for our clients."

Susman Godfrey practices complex commercial litigation throughout the United States. The firm has 85 lawyers and has offices in Houston, Dallas, Seattle, Los Angeles and New York.