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Susannah represents and advises public, private, and non-profit employers in state and federal court on a variety of litigation matters, including but not limited to, violations of the Fair Employment & Housing Act, general negligence and tort liability, civil rights discrimination, and sexual abuse. Susannah also counsels employers regarding legal issues in the workplace, including advising employers and management on preventative practices to minimize workplace disputes, managing disability accommodations and leave of absence requests, and the drafting of personnel handbooks and policies.

Principal Areas of Practice

Civil litigation (general); employment law litigation and counseling.


  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A.
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.,

Professional Qualifications and Activities

  • Admitted to the New York Bar in 2010
  • Admitted to the California Bar in 2014
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California



  • California State Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • Monterey County Bar Association

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