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Susan has significant experience defending employers in federal and state courts in litigation involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contracts, defamation, and enforcement of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.  She frequently lectures on these and other employment-related issues.  Susan also has significant experience defending employers before local, state and federal administrative agencies, and she routinely counsels employers regarding human resources matters and compliance with state and federal employment laws.  She also concentrates in the area of ERISA litigation.

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Law School

University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 1996
Journal of Family Law, Member
Journal of Law & Education, Editorial Board

Undergraduate School

Creighton University, B.A.


Susan served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Law Clerk, Honorable Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Owensboro Division

Bar Membership

Susan is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Kentucky, 1996


Susan is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

Sixth and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

United States District Court of Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky

United States District Court of Southern District of Indiana


Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2012-2019

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Louisville Bar Association

American Bar Association, Section of Litigation

Employment & Labor Relations Committee, Program Co-Chair

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

American Heart Association, Louisville Metro Chapter, Board of Directors (2007-2008)

The Center for Women & Families, Board of Directors (2006-2009)

Kentucky Harvest, Board of Directors (2004-2006)

Firm Committees

Susan serves on the following committee(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Advancement Committee, Selection of Members (2007-2008)