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Suzanne is a trial lawyer who concentrates her practice in complex litigation in federal and state courts. She litigates cases involving trademark, patent, copyright, trade secrets, and trade dress infringement, as well as disputes involving web hosting, internet use and regulation.

 
 

  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2020-2022
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Environmental Litigation; Antitrust Litigation; Personal Injury Defense: General, 2010
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
  • Syracuse University College of Law Board of Advisors, 2020
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2018 - present
  • Northern District of New York, ADR Mandatory Mediation Program, Mediator 
  • Onondaga County Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 2015 - present
  • Central New York Women’s Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2014 - present
  • New York State Bar Association, Women in the Law Section, 2014 - present
  • Syracuse University Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2013-present
  • Syracuse University College of Law, Volunteer evaluator for trial/appellate competitions and panelist
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County, Landlord/Tenant Court Volunteer, 2006 - present
  • New York State Bar Association, Co-Chair Appellate Practice Committee of the Commercial and Federal Litigation section, 2016 - 2019
  • Hiscock Legal Aid Society, Board of Directors, 2010 - 2018; Board Chair, 2014 - 2017
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Empire State Counsel Pro Bono 2018 Honoree
  • YWCA Champion of Diversity, 2017
  • Successful Business Women Awards, Central New York Business Journal, 2016
  • Auburn High School Alumni Hall of Distinction, 2015
  • Leadership Greater Syracuse, Graduate, 2009

  • Expert Witnesses in the New York State and Federal Courts, New York State - Federal Judicial Council and Advisory Group Second Circuit Continuing Legal Education Program, October 19, 2018
  • Panel Member, NDNY-FCBA CLE, The Disciplined Deposition: Tips for Taking a Deposition in a Federal Court Proceeding, March 31, 2016
  • Panel Member, NDNY-FCBA CLE, False Claims Act and Qui Tam Seminar, April 22, 2015
  • The False Claims Act – What You Need to Know, Bond In-House Counsel CLE Series, November 18, 2014
  • False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement: All Points of View, Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association CLE, July 15, 2014
  • Drafting 101: Complaints and Removal Papers, Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association CLE, March 18, 2013
  • Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Act,  Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association CLE, August 13, 2012

  • Member, Women Presidents' Organization, Syracuse Chapter II, 2019
  • Former Board Member, Child Care Solutions, 2007-2012