About Us

Karen Sussman, Elite Court Reporting

Our founder and president, Karen Sussman, has grown our company to be an industry leader.

She brings more than two decades of court reporting experience as well as a deep background in Criminal Justice.

Karen is qualified as a Certified LiveNote Reporter and is an active member of the Deposition Reporters Association, California Court Reporters Association, the National Court Reporters Association, and is a frequent participant in legal industry events.

Elite Court Reporting is the nation’s premier provider of court reporting and litigation services.

Since 2003 we have gathered a wealth of experience and have provided state-of-the-art services. We are known for our experienced staff of dedicated reporters who consistently perform above and beyond the competition. Our highly qualified reporters are well versed in complex and technical litigation, providing every client with a top-quality transcript in an expeditious manner.

Our commitment to excellence, attention to detail, and stand-out service are what clients say sets us apart.

We take our role as part of your legal support team seriously. Our promise to provide superior service when it matters most is coupled with a personalized approach tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our offices are filled with experienced professionals who have intimate knowledge of the legal industry. Whatever your needs, regardless of time or location, Elite is committed to providing you with the best-in-class service you deserve.


We pledge to match top-notch attorneys and firms with reporters of the same caliber, reporters who understand the need to adapt to the time pressures inherent in high-stakes, complex litigation.

Elite Court Reporting was born out of a desire to consistently deliver and guarantee the highest quality work our clients expect and deserve.

Ken Schmidt
“Elite continually exceeds my high expectations by providing top-notch deposition services. In addition to handling normal caseloads, they have adeptly managed complex cases with 50+ depos, conducting out-of-state and multiple-day depositions. They come through over and over again, accommodating last-minute scheduling, expedited transcripts, synchronized video, and a whole lot more. Karen and her team are outstanding professionals who go above and beyond in their service to clients.”
– Kent Schmidt, Esq., Partner, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP