During the last 31 years, Edward Susolik has come to be known and respected as one of the top litigation attorneys in Southern California. Mr. Susolik is known for his powerful and aggressive interdisciplinary litigation practice, combining expert trial and courtroom advocacy skills with bold and decisive litigation strategies.
The foundation of Mr. Susolik’s success is his diverse litigation practice. Unlike most lawyers who specialize in narrow areas of practice, Mr. Susolik specializes in the one thing that matters most to clients: winning.
To that end, Mr. Susolik has extensive expertise in multiple areas of complex litigation, including complex business litigation, insurance bad faith and coverage, and catastrophic personal injury. As both an Orange County business lawyer and Santa Ana personal injury attorney, Mr. Susolik’s practice is divided evenly between plaintiff and defense perspectives: he was trained as a defense lawyer at an international law firm but is equally adept at prosecuting eight-figure plaintiff cases.
Mr. Susolik’s many awards and accolades speak to his reputation in the legal community. For example, Mr. Susolik has been recognized by his peers as one of the “Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California” annually from 2010 to 2021 — one of only a handful of Orange County attorneys given that distinguished honor by Super Lawyer Magazine.
On the personal side, Mr. Susolik was born in Trnava, Czechoslovakia and has also lived in Switzerland and Spain. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1986 with degrees in Philosophy, English, and History. He received his law degree from the USC Gould School of Law in 1990, where he graduated second in his class and was an editor of the law review. Mr. Susolik was also a professional golfer for several years and continues to play competitive amateur golf throughout the United States. Mr. Susolik has six children and has lived in Orange County since 1990.
AREAS OF PRACTICE Complex Insurance Litigation, including: Insurance Bad Faith Insurance Coverage Complex Business Litigation Catastrophic Personal Injury Professional Liability, including representation of: - Attorneys - Accountants - Brokers - Agents Intellectual Property Litigation, including: - Trademark Litigation - Copyright Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Trade Secret and Unfair Competition Litigation - Digital and Internet Litigation Health Care Litigation including representation of: - Hospitals - Medical Groups - Doctors Homeowner Association Litigation Labor and Employment Litigation Directors and Officers Litigation Governmental Liability Class Actions Construction Litigation Securities Law Directors and Officers Liability Appellate Practice Arbitration Mediation and Settlement