Lexpert's president, Susan Wittenberg Liebeler, brings a wide
realm of legal experience to Lexpert. Before founding Lexpert she was
a partner in the law firm of Irell & Manella and the managing
partner of the firm's Washington D.C. office. Previously she served as
Chair of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). At the ITC she heard
and presided over cases with testimony from hundreds of experts
concerning a wide range of products and industries in unfair competition and international trade cases
involving infringement of intellectual property and antidumping and countervailing
duty proceedings. She has testified before various Congressional committees on
a variety of issues relating to international trade, the ITC and foreign
Prior to her ITC appointment, Ms. Liebeler was a professor of law at
Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, teaching courses in corporations,
securities regulation and financial institutions. Prior to teaching,
she specialized in corporate securities law in Los Angeles in private
practice and as general counsel to a public company.
Ms. Liebeler is admitted to practice in California and a past Chair and member
of the International Law Section of the State Bar of California. She
also served as Chair of the Board of Governors of Century City
Hospital and a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the University
of California Orientation in USA Law, the Administrative Conference of
the United States, the Practicing Law Institute California Advisory
Committee, the Regulation Magazine Editorial Advisory Board and the
Washington Legal Foundation Academic Advisory Board.
After receiving her law degree from UCLA School of Law, where she was
senior editor of the Law Review and a member of Order of the Coif, Ms.
Liebeler served as a law clerk to the Hon. Gordon L. Files of the
California Court of Appeal. She received her bachelor's degree from
the University of Michigan.
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