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Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Bar Admissions

  • California, 2000
  • Colorado, 1997
  • Mississippi, 2004
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Education

  • University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1997)
    Denver University Law Review
    , General Editor
  • California State University, San Bernardino (B.A., 1994)

Su-Lyn Combs

Su-Lyn Combs is a trial attorney with over fifteen years of litigation experience in both federal and state courts. Her practice primarily involves the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies in mass tort or single-plaintiff product liability actions. Su-Lyn has significant experience representing manufacturers in multidistrict and coordinated state litigation involving prescription drugs and medical devices. She has served as national coordinating counsel, on national counsel teams and as local counsel.

Su-Lyn has extensive experience in all phases of pretrial litigation on the national and local level, including written discovery, depositions, dispositive motions, defending and preparing company witnesses, and defense expert development. She has drafted and argued numerous pretrial motions, including motions to dismiss, summary judgment motions and Daubert motions.

Su-Lyn also has experience in defending complex construction defect, personal injury, general product liability, and insurance defense matters.

Su-Lyn received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver in 1997, where she was General Editor of the Denver University Law Review

Representative Trials

  • Member of trial team that represented a pharmaceutical company in five-week jury trial arising out of the alleged theft of trade secrets from a database as part of a clinical trial to have a new drug indication approved

Civic & Professional Involvement

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Los Angeles County Bar Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Tucker Ellis Diversity Committee

 

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