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Susan Kennedy is a Senior Counsel in the firm’s New Jersey office concentrating her practice in commercial litigation, professional liability, product liability, employment law and premises liability. Susan’s experience includes more than a decade of product liability defense, employment litigation, export licensing, antitrust and trade matters, commercial litigation and global compliance for an international medical device manufacturer and distributor.

Susan received her law degree from the Vermont Law School in 1992 where she also earned a Master’s Degree in Environmental Law. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture.   She is admitted to practice before New Jersey’s State courts, the U.S. District Court for the State of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.     

Susan also has extensive experience in environmental and land use litigation and policy issues.  She has litigated cases to enforce the protections of various federal and state environmental statutes, and advised companies regarding their environmental permitting and compliance matters. She recently served as the Chair of the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection’s Economics, Finance and Risk Workgroup as part of the State’s effort to develop a New Jersey Coastal Resilience Plan.



  • JD.,cum laude, Vermont Law School, 1992
  • Master of Studies in Environmental Law, magna cum laude, Vermont Law School, 1992
  • BS. Biology, Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture, 1985


  • Bar
    • New Jersey
  • Court
    • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • U.S. Supreme Court