Susan Ford Robertson, of The Robertson Law Group, LLC, was recently named Missouri Lawyer of the Year 2020 by Missouri Lawyers Media for her work in State ex rel. Johnson & Johnson, et al. v. Burlison, which was then codified by the Missouri Legislature in Section 507.040.2 R.S.Mo.
For details on the verdict of her case and the award, view the Missouri Lawyers Media article.
Susan serves as appellate counsel in state and federal courts in all stages of complex litigation, including working with trial counsel to protect and preserve the record prior to and during trial, as well as presenting appeals to all levels of appellate courts. In over 160 published appeals she has handled, the judgments at issue exceed $700,000,000.
Susan is an elected Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and is the current Chair of the Rules Committee. She is a Senior Fellow in the American Institute of Appellate Practice and in the Litigation Counsel of America. She is a member of the Appellate Advocacy Committee of DRI. She is the Litigation Division Chair of The Missouri Bar and is the immediate past Chair of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority. She is the only Missouri lawyer elected to serve as a director on Super Lawyer National Advisory Board.