Outstanding Women: Susan Saltzstein

Law360, New York (April 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While most people shy away from complicated matters, Susan Saltzstein actually entered the legal field to handle complex litigation. It’s no wonder that she thrived in one of the most complicated securities cases in history when she represented the underwriters of WorldCom Inc. in lawsuits initiated by purchasers of $15 billion in the telecommunications company’s debt securities.

“It was the seminal case in my career. It was one of the largest securities actions in the history of the U.S.,” said Saltzstein, a partner at Skadden Arps...
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