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Susan J. Russell - Berwyn, PA

920 Cassatt Road200 Berwyn Park, Suite 102 Berwyn, PA 19312

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Updated: 01/18/2024

Berwyn Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer

Overview

Susan originally hails from Canada and has lived in Pennsylvania for the past four years. Susan practiced civil defense litigation for approximately nine years with the Illinois law firm, KMA Zuckert (formerly Kaplan, Massamillo & Andrews), serving municipal and individual clients and defending all manner of tort and contractual claims in all phases of litigation. She has also litigated individual and consumer class actions on behalf of plaintiffs, as well as multi-district litigation matters...

Susan originally hails from Canada and has lived in Pennsylvania for the past four years. Susan practiced civil defense litigation for approximately nine years with the Illinois law firm, KMA Zuckert (formerly Kaplan, Massamillo & Andrews), serving municipal and individual clients and defending all manner of tort and contractual claims in all phases of litigation. She has also litigated individual and consumer class actions on behalf of plaintiffs, as well as multi-district litigation matters. She was selected for Illinois' Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from 2012 to 2016.

A graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, Susan was among those awarded the Order of the Coif for graduating in the top 10 percent of her class. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Susan served on Safe Humane Chicago's attorney committee for many years and remains a passionate animal welfare advocate.

She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Illinois, and admitted to appear before a number of federal district courts.

About Susan J. Russell

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice Defense

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2021
  • New Jersey, 2021
  • Pennsylvania, 2020
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2007
  • Illinois, 2006

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 2006
    J.D.
  • Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    M.A.
    Major: English
    Major: B.A. English/History

Past Positions

  • Wittels McInturff Palikovic, plaintiff consumer class action/multidistrict litigation attorney
  • KMA Zuckert (formerly Kaplan Massamillo & Andrews) civil litigation defense attorney
  • Circuit Court of Cook County, law clerk for the Hon. Lee Preston, Supervising Judge, Law Division
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, adjunct professor

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Susan J. Russell

Included on the 2016 Illinois list


Past Lists

  • 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Susan J. Russell on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Order of the Coif
  • Illinois Rising Star (civil litigation defense category), Super Lawyers' Magazine 2012-2016

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Office Information

Address

920 Cassatt Road200 Berwyn Park, Suite 102 Berwyn, PA 19312

Fax

  • 610-240-9185

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