Susan advises and represents clients with regard to civil litigation, including employment law, constitutional rights, wrongful death, intellectual property, and real property. These matters have involved wrongful termination, wrongful withholding of wages, retaliation, hostile work environment, violation of procedural due process, violation of substantive due process, violation of the right to privacy, violation of first amendment rights, negligence, gross negligence, trademark infringement, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference with business relations, outrage, intentional infliction of emotional distress, unfair competition, boundary line disputes, and actions to quiet title.
Susan has experience in all phases of complex civil litigation including discovery, mediation, and trial.
Originally from Kettle Falls, Washington, Susan graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in History, with a Minor in Mandarin Chinese. During college, Susan spent a year abroad studying Mandarin Chinese in Tai Zhong, Tai Wan and Bei Jing, China.
Susan attended law school at Case Western Reserve School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, where she earned a concentration in Patent, Software, Copyright and Technology law. During law school Susan clerked for Judge K.J. Montgomery in Cleveland, Ohio for two years.