Susanna is a member of the firm’s Employment and Litigation practice groups with more than a decade of experience. She works closely with employers, providing solutions to a myriad of employment issues while helping them to mitigate risk.
As an employment law counselor, Susanna advises clients on matters relating to the American with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, performance and conduct related issues, workplace harassment investigations, state and federal discrimination regulations and more. She helps employers manage their internal operations to ensure best practices in accordance with state and federal employment laws and regulations.
In her employment litigation practice, Susanna represents employers on matters ranging from non-compete agreements, separation and severance agreements, employment contracts and discrimination matters. She has experience practicing before state and federal court, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
In addition to counseling employers, Susanna is involved with the Berks County Bar Association as chair of its employment law section. She frequently presents on a variety of employment law matters such as wage and hour issues and workplace harassment investigations.
Susanna is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Washington & Lee University School of Law. While in law school, Susanna interned at the United Nations in Vienna, Austria, and participated in several international clinics in Europe and Asia. After graduating from law school, Susanna served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. A. Joseph Antanavage and then to the Hon. James M. Lillis in the Berks County Court of Common Pleas. She joined private practice in 2018.
An active member of her community, Susanna serves on the board of directors of ReadingFilm. Susanna and her husband reside in Reading. She enjoys sports and hiking and loves to travel.
- “Employee Handbooks: Avoiding Common Mistakes,” Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (June 2023)
- “Effective Workplace Harassment Investigations,” 40th Annual Employment Law Seminar (May 2023)
- “HR in the COVID World,” Berks Community Television (BCTV) (March 2022)
- “Wage and Hours Laws Updates,” Berks Community Television (BCTV) (January 2020)
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America, Labor and Employment Law – Management (2024) Litigation – Labor and Employment (2024)