Capital University Law School (J.D., 1982) cum laude
The Ohio State University (M.A., magna cum laude, 1976)
Kent State University (B.A., cum laude, 1975)
Chair of the Cleveland Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee 1993-95; Chairman of the Health Law Section 1988-1989, Health Law Council Member 1986-89, 1991-92, 2001-03; Chairman of 1988 and 1992 Cleveland Bar Association Health Law Institute; Member 1982-present.
Member of American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, Cleveland Bar Association, Ohio Society of Hospital Attorneys, Ohio State Bar Association.
Member of the American Health Lawyers Association National Board of Directors 1997-2001.
Member of “Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law” 2004-present, (past Chair).
Member of the Ohio State Dental Board-1990-1995 (Appointed by Governor Richard Celeste).
Martindale Hubbell AV rated
Fellow, American Health Lawyers Association, 2005-present.
Distinguished Women in Healthcare, Visiting Nurse Association, 2005.
Leading Lawyer, Northeast Ohio’s Inside business, 2001-present.
Ohio Super Lawyer, Law and Politics, 2004-2007.
The Best Lawyers In America (Woodward/White), 1991-1998.
Distinguished Alumnus, College of Arts and Sciences, Kent State University, 2001.
Author of Ohio Health Care Provider Law, Banks-Baldwin, 1994
Chapter Author of “Patient Care” American Health Lawyer’s Association, Fundamentals of Health Law
, 3rd and 4th Editions, 2004 and 2008.
Law Review Articles/Monographs
"Indemnification in Healthcare Contracting: Structuring Healthcare Contracts to Allocate and Transfer Risk", Legal Analysis Plus: A+ Monograph Series, National Health Lawyers Association, 1st Edition, 1996, 2nd Edition, 2003.
“The Emperor Has No Clothes: Examining The Employee Exception to the Anti-Referral Laws”, Journal of Health Law, Winter 2001 Volume 34, No 1.
“State Peer Review Protection Statutes: High Cost but No Benefit-Is it Time for a Change”, American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 25, No. 1, 1999.
“A Framework for Analysis of ERISA Preemption in Suits Against Health Plans and a Call for Reform”, Journal of Law and Health, Vol. 11 Issues 1 & 2, 1996-97.
“Confidentiality and Privilege of Peer Review Information: More Imagined than Real”, Journal of Law and Health, Vol. 7 Issue 2, 1992-93 (co-authored with Sylvia Gillis).
"The Discovery of Medical Records Maintained by Health Care Facilities: Inconsistent Law in Need of Legislative Correction", Journal of Law and Health, Volume 5, Issue 2, 1990-91 (co-authored with Anthea Daniels).
"Legal Minefields for Managed Care Arrangements", Health Link, Fall, 1994.
"Legal Landmines for Case Managers", The Case Manager, June, 1994.
"The Confidentiality Dilemma in Multiple Provider Situations", Advance for Directors and Rehabilitation, May, 1994.
"Fetal Protection Policies: Protection or Discrimination? A New Ruling", R N Magazine, July, 1991.
"Alternative Delivery Systems, Liability for Patient Diagnosis and Treatment Decisions", Ohio Health Law Insider, Vol. 1, No. 5, and Vol. 1, No. 6, October and November, 1987 (co-authored with Janet Burnside.)
Frequent presentations on a variety of health law topics – total list of presentations available upon request.
Member of Adolescent HIV Ethics Consortium – a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional committee organized to address adolescent HIV issues.
Trustee, The Eliza Jennings Group, an organization owning and operating senior living communities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other services for the elderly.
Board Member, Deaconess Community Foundation, 1999-2005.
Board Member, Kent State University, Arts and Sciences Advisory Council, 2000 to present.
Susan has taught health law courses at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, in the Kent State University Healthcare MBA program and in the undergraduate program at Baldwin Wallace College.Martindale-Hubbell Listing