Veteran graphics consultant Diane Suzuki had a vision of a litigation graphics firm that is operationally streamlined for financial efficiency and provides a truly robust set of services, beyond PowerPoint, video and animation.

DIANE SUZUKI
Founder & President

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DIANE SUZUKI is nationally recognized for her expertise in strategic legal graphics. Diane founded Lucid CGI, after 20 years as an Art Director for large nationwide litigation consulting companies, with a vision of providing out of the box creative solutions that go beyond PowerPoint.

Diane has been engaged on over 1,500 cases and has amassed extensive experience in all major case types over a broad range of industries. Her most notable recent engagements include State of Hawaii v. Bristol-Myers Squibb (product liability, defense), In Re Zantac (Rantitidine) NDMA Litigation (product liability, defense), In Re Allergan, Inc. Proxy Violation Securities (securities, defense), US Airways v. Sabre (antitrust, plaintiff), Cepheid v. Roche Molecular Systems , (patent infringement, defense), US ex rel Hendrix v. J-M Manufacturing Co. (whistleblower, plaintiff), Monsanto v. DuPont (patent infringement, plaintiff), U.S. v. McWane Inc. (environmental crime, defense), ConocoPhillips v. Government of Republica Democratica De Timor-Leste (tax assessment), Audit Committee of Las Vegas Sands Corporation (fraud, defense), and John Cassese v. dick clark productions, inc. and 19 Entertainment, Inc. (intellectual property defense). In addition, Diane worked on high-profile criminal trials that include the Silverlake Trader Joe’s shooting, the murder of Gavin Smith, the Menendez brothers retrial, Calvin Broadus’s murder trial (Rapper Snoop Dogg), and OJ Simpson’s murder trial, as well as the civil wrongful death suit against Simpson.

Diane has been invited to speak about visual strategy and presentation technology to the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Bar Association, Caltrans’ Tort Committee and USC’s Master of Science in Applied Psychology program, and was a graduate advisor at Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, CA).

Diane is a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants, the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, and is a Claremont Graduate University Fellow.

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Film and Animation
USC School of Cinema & TV

Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Sculpture
Claremont Graduate University

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting
California State University Long Beach