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Susan J. Walsh

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New York, NY

Vladeck, Raskin & Clark, P.C.
565 Fifth Ave, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-403-7300
Fax: 212-221-3172
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (50%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Susan J. Walsh, a partner at the law firm of Vladeck Raskin & Clark, P.C., has been aggressively advocating for her clients throughout the New York metropolitan area for more than 20 years. She focuses her practice in the area of criminal defense, as well as plaintiff's employment.


Before attending law school, Ms. Walsh first completed her undergraduate education at Tufts University, from where she graduated with honors and received her Bacherlor of Arts. She then went on to attend The George Washington University Law School and was awarded her Juris Doctor with honors.


Ms. Walsh is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Colorado. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Walsh has been appointed a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and also is certified to defend capital cases.


Dedicated to protecting the rights of her clients, Ms. Walsh has represented people who have been charged with everything from fraud to murder in the state and federal courts, both at trial and on appeal. She is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, and she serves on the board of directors of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Since 2005, Ms. Walsh has taught advanced criminal trial advocacy as an adjunct professor at New York Law School.  She is a delegate to the ABA's Commitee on Sentencing Standards. In addition to criminal defense matters, Ms. Walsh also utilizes her trial skills in employment discrimination disputes, negotiating severance agreements and related employment matters.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Criminal Law


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021

About Susan J. Walsh

First Admitted: 1996, Colorado

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Professor of Law in Advance Criminal Trial Advocacy at the New York Law School since 2005


  • Named One of Twelve Top Women NY METRO Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • "SUPER LAWYER" Criminal Defense, 2012 - 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Courts, Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Task Force on Federal Indigent Defense, NACDL, Member, 2014
  • Committee on Committees, NYCLA, Chair, 2007-2011
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • New Jersey, 1997
  • U.S. Courts, District of New Jersey
  • New York State Criminal Defense Association, Board of Directors
  • Membership Task Force, NYCLA, Co-Chair, 2010
  • Criminal Justice Section, Co- Chair, 2000 - 2003
  • New York, 1997
  • U.S. Courts, Eastern Districts of New York
  • S.D.N.Y., Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney
  • Executive Committee NY State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, Member
  • Task Force on Criminal Courts, NYCLA, Chair, 2004-2006
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Member
  • Colorado, 1996

Educational Background

  • Tufts University, B.A., 1990
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Office Location for Susan J. Walsh

565 Fifth Ave
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-403-7300

Fax: 212-221-3172

Last Updated: 3/31/2021

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