Sedgwick LLP Adds Business Litigator in Dallas

Susan Egeland Joins Business Litigation and Product Liability Practices

San Francisco Ca, California, UNITED STATES

DALLAS, May 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sedgwick LLP is pleased to announce that Susan Egeland has joined the firm as a partner in its Dallas office.

Bringing extensive experience defending corporate clients in product liability and business litigation, Egeland has managed cases from inception through successful resolution by dismissal, settlement or trial. Her litigation experience stretches across numerous industries, including the defense of product manufacturers, corporations, banks, financing institutions, premises owners and individuals in product liability and business litigation. In addition to her product liability and business litigation, Egeland has defended clients in employment disputes, large commercial cases, construction liens and several cases related to fire casualty and property loss.

"Susan's results-oriented and client-focused approach to litigation aligns with our own core philosophies for serving clients," Sedgwick Chair Michael Healy said. "She's an excellent lawyer with a strong history of managing her clients' litigation matters effectively while striving for the best possible resolutions. We are thrilled to have her join our team."

Egeland is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from expert witness deposition strategy and employer liability and intentional tort claims to alternative fee arrangements and matters relating to the effective and efficient practice of law. She has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine for three consecutive years. She is licensed in Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Mississippi and has been admitted to practice in all federal courts in Texas. Egeland is also involved with the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers and serves on the Commercial Litigation and Women in the Law committees for the Defense Research Institute. She earned her J.D. from Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, and her B.A. from Rice University.

Prior to Sedgwick, Egeland was a partner with Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP.

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