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Susan focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions involving public and private companies, private equity, SPACs, joint ventures and cross-border transactions. She has advised on transactions across multiple industries, including consumer goods, digital media, professional services, health care supply chain, and transportation. Susan also represents portfolio company clients in connection with general corporate and commercial matters.

Susan’s cross-border experience includes advising Latin American clients in strategic M&A transactions in the United States. She was previously seconded to the Beijing office of a major international law firm, where she advised on joint venture transactions, U.S. securities law compliance issues and international arbitration.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, 2010, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Pro Bono Pledge  
  • Georgetown University, 2004, B.A., magna cum laude

  • Pennsylvanie

  • Board of Directors (2011-2017), SEAMAAC, Inc.

  • Honorable Jaime Pieras, Jr., U.S. District Court - District of Puerto Rico