Susannah Geltman is a partner in Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s litigation department, where she represents clients in a wide range of high-stakes, complex commercial litigation matters, including insurance and reinsurance coverage, securities, class action and shareholder derivative disputes. Her work involves the representation of corporations, financial institutions, private equity firms and national insurers, as well as boards of directors, board committees and executives. She has extensive trial and arbitration experience and also advises clients in internal investigations.
Susannah was recently honoured as the nationwide ‘rising star’ in litigation at the 2019 Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards and has been consistently named in Benchmark Litigation’s ‘40 & Under Hotlist’, which honours the achievements of the nation’s most accomplished legal partners under the age of 40.
Susannah joined the firm following her graduation, cum laude, in 2006 from Cornell Law School, where she served on the Cornell Law Review. She received her BA, magna cum laude, from Cornell University in 2003.