Susan Reagan Gittes

Debevoise & Plimpton
New York

Practice Area: Regulatory, Litigation

    All Star


    “By understanding and anticipating our needs, Ms. Gittes is able to focus on our success.”
    “She understands what we need to know moving forward.”


    Susan Reagan Gittes is a litigation partner whose practice focuses on complex civil litigation and regulatory inquiries.

    As a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group, Ms. Gittes has significant experience in federal and state courts, with a focus on representing insurance companies in a broad range of litigation and regulatory matters. She also represents corporations and their directors and officers in federal securities class actions. As Law360’s Rising Star in Insurance (2019), Ms. Gittes is widely known for her successful, rapidly-growing practice. She is recognized by The Legal 500 US (2020) as a Next Generation Partner and as a Recommended Practitioner in General Commercial Disputes and Insurance Disputes. Ms. Gittes was also named a Future Star and is included in Benchmark Litigation’s “40 and Under Hotlist” (2020).

    Ms. Gittes also has an active pro bono practice and is a 2012, 2013 and 2019 recipient of The Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award for outstanding service to The Legal Aid Society and its clients.

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