Susan is an experienced trial attorney who has represents primarily plaintiffs in a variety of cases with an emphasis on medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. She has been selected by her peers to be included in the THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® and was named the Best Lawyers' 2013 Charleston-SC Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year." In 2011, she was named Best Lawyers' Charleston-SC Medical Malpractice Litigation "Lawyer of the Year." Susan has represented numerous people in medical malpractice claims and won one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in the state - a $7 million verdict awarded by a Greenville County jury. Her prosecution of a civil murder case in a federal court in Atlanta gained national attention and was reported on national television. She has represented clients in a variety of matters including wrongful death claims, unfair trade practices, products liability claims, medical malpractice claims, commercial disputes, and employment suits. She is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), where she served as the Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, President-Elect, and then President in 2010 of the Charleston Chapter. Susan is also a Circuit Court Mediator, certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court. She has been published in numerous legal publications. She authored the topic, Accountants, which was published in SOUTH CAROLINA JURISPRUDENCE, and co-authored the topic, Fraud, also published in that multi-volume treatise. Additionally, she co-authored an article entitled "Controlling Person Liability for Motor Vehicle Dealer Violations of the South Carolina Motor Vehicle Unfair Trade Practices Act: A Proposal for Reform," 47 S.C.L. REV. 349 (Winter 1996). She has lectured at legal education seminars for the South Carolina Bar, Charleston County Bar, ABOTA and the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Associations and has received an AV rating in the MARTINDALE-HUBBELL LAW DIRECTORY. She was also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina from 1985 through 1998. Susan is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and South Carolina and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuits, and the United States District Courts for the Districts of South Carolina and Rhode Island. She is a member of the Massachusetts, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Charleston County Bar Associations, the American Bar Association (Litigation Sections), the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, the South Carolina Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice (President's Club, Co-Chair Ethics Committee, State Liaison to Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, Professional Malpractice Section and Birth Trauma Litigation Group). She served as Chairperson of the Charleston County Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Committee from 1989 until 1991 and again in 1995 until 1996 and served on its Executive Committee from 1990 until 1992 and 2003-2004. She also served on the South Carolina Bar's Task Force on Civil Justice and the South Carolna Task Force on Courts. She currently serves as a member of the Board for the South Carolina Bar Foundation. Susan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Cornell University in 1975, and graduated cum laude from Suffolk University Law School in 1980. She served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1979 until 1980 and as associate and then General Counsel to Cranston Print Works Company, a textile printing company with corporate offices in New York City and Rhode Island. Susan was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, and was valedictorian of her high school class of approximately 700 students in Warwick, RI. She played competitive golf and tennis and was a member of the varsity ice hockey team at Cornell University.
Admitted 1983, South Carolina
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