Susan E.Kessler (Suz)

Associate

Pittsburgh + 1.412.394.7234

Susan Kessler represents financial institutions and other entities as a litigator in federal and state courts, focusing on complex commercial and civil liability disputes. Her experience includes fact and witness preparation, depositions, motions practice, and appellate briefing.

Susan is currently involved in defending an international banking and financial services company in connection with disputes arising out of residential mortgage-backed securities, including RMBS trustee litigation, repurchase claims, and other RMBS contractual disputes. She is also a part of a Jones Day team representing a Fortune 500 technology company in breach of contract claims.

Experience

  • IBM defends software services agreement lawsuit brought by Pennsylvania Dep’t of Labor & IndustryIn a lawsuit brought by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Jones Day is defending International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) against breach-of-contract and other claims premised on allegations that IBM failed to deliver a computer system that would aid the administration of both the tax assessment and benefit payment sides of Pennsylvania's unemployment compensation system.
  • Wells Fargo resolves derivative and putative class action claims alleging wrongdoing with respect to 272 residential mortgage-backed securities trustsJones Day successfully resolved three putative class actions filed by institutional investors in 272 residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trusts.
  • Founding owner of professional sports team successfully represented in multibillion dollar ownership valuation disputeJones Day successfully represented a founding owner of professional sports team in a multibillion dollar ownership valuation dispute, recovering 100% of the claim at issue.
  • Wells Fargo defends against complaint filed by Nomura Credit & Capital Inc. alleging representations and warranties breachJones Day is representing Wells Fargo, National Association in a third-party complaint filed by Nomura Credit & Capital, Inc., the mortgage loan seller of six RMBS trusts.
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