Suna Lee Of Counsel

     

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Suna Lee focuses her practice on the defense of general liability and product liability litigation, including benzene matters and other toxic torts, consumer fraud claims and class actions. Suna handles a variety of commercial litigation matters involving breach of contract and breach of warranty claims. In addition, she defends professional and premises liability matters; workers’ compensation claims; and environmental actions under the Spill Act. Her goal in all matters is to reach a cost-effective resolution for the client.

For more than 15 years, Suna has represented national and international product manufacturers and distributors in federal and state trial and appellate courts. She currently serves as national coordinating counsel for a leading global energy company in connection with benzene litigation, coordinating discovery, developing and implementing defense and resolution strategies, and directly litigating cases filed in New Jersey. To date, Suna has been able to resolve half of the docket through voluntary dismissals and has settled many of the remaining claims well below estimated values.

Prior to law school, Suna worked in the insurance industry.

Areas of Focus

General Liability
Suna has extensive experience defending corporate premises owners and operators in a wide variety of general liability matters involving commercial offices, industrial workplaces, restaurants, recreational facilities and apartment complexes. Matters have included multimillion-dollar wrongful death actions.

Product Liability
Suna’s product liability experience includes the defense of benzene, asbestos, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, recreational motor vehicles, industrial and commercial equipment, and consumer goods. She wrote the winning appellate briefs in two seminal product liability cases addressing the standard of admissibility of scientific expert testimony for medical causation, resulting in the dismissal of multimillion-dollar claims.