Susan L. Gutierrez is a trial lawyer specializing in high-stakes matters and complex disputes across industries. Susan has served as litigator and advisor for many Fortune 500 companies in consumer products, pharmaceutical, media, entertainment and sports industries, including Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences, Mattel/Fisher-Price, Sientra, Creative Artists Agency and the National Basketball Association.
An experienced trial lawyer, Susan has tried multiple high-profile cases to verdict in state and federal courts throughout the country. She also has significant experience coordinating and managing large, complex actions from the pleading stage through discovery and trial, including cross-jurisdiction matters involving multiple parties, counsel, and case issues.
Susan was recognized as one of LABJ's 2021 Minority Leaders of Influence. In 2019, Law360 named Susan a Rising Star in Trials. Law360’s Rising Star list recognizes attorneys nationwide under 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age. Susan was also named to the Daily Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in California, and Rising Star (Litigation: Trial Lawyer) by Euromoney Americas in 2019.