Susan’s practice focuses on the defense of municipal liability claims, employment litigation, civil rights lawsuits and general litigation. She helps clients throughout Minnesota and her clients include cities, counties, townships, school districts and businesses. As a litigator, Susan has tried cases and handled appeals before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Minnesota Court of Appeals, and Minnesota Supreme Court. Susan also advises businesses on a variety of employment matters including policy manuals, hiring, discipline and termination. Susan was named a 2011 Up and Coming Attorney and Rising Star by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine and prides herself on handling cases in a respectful and efficient manner.
Susan enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, family, and friends. She also enjoys boating, fishing, and scrapbooking.
U.S. District Court, Minnesota, 2003
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2004
B.A., Political Science and English (emphasis in Gender and Woman Studies), College of St. Benedict, 2000
J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 2003
Memberships and Organizations:
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Employment and Government Liability Committees (Chair)