Detroit – May 17, 2016 — Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Susan K. Andersen to its Automotive and Products Liability Practice Group as senior counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Prior to joining Dykema, Andersen spent more than a decade as a trial attorney with Marshall & French in Irvine, Calif.
Andersen has extensive litigation experience in products and premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, construction site accidents, asbestos and mold claims, and general negligence actions. She has represented original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers in jury trials, court trials, arbitrations and mediations. Andersen is certified by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
“Susan’s wide-ranging experience as a trial attorney handling automotive matters makes her a great fit at Dykema,” said Michael Cooney, Leader of Dykema’s Litigation Department. “We are extremely excited to add someone with her knowledge and capabilities to our roster.”
Michael Wippler, Office Managing Member of Dykema’s Los Angeles office, added, “Susan’s addition enhances our depth and bolsters our bench strength in Southern California. There is no doubt that her experience with automotive litigation will benefit our clients a great deal.”
Andersen received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the Southwestern School of Law, and a B.A., cum laude, in Sociology and Criminology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
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