Education

  • University of Virginia (B.A., 2003)
  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., 2008)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia, Maryland, and New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the District of Columbia, the District of Maryland, and the District of New Jersey

Susan T. Seutter is a Staff Attorney practicing in the Firm’s Pharmaceutical Products and Toxic Torts & Products Liability groups.  As a member of the discovery team, her responsibilities include legal research and writing, analysis of information for depositions and discovery, drafting pleadings related to discovery, drafting written discovery, docketing, and other tasks relating to the defense of mass tort claims in complex litigation.  Within the discovery team, Ms. Seutter also works on the Firm's document management team, where her responsibilities include the identification, review, and production of electronic documents for the Firm's major products liability, toxic tort, pharmaceutical, and other complex litigation, along with conducting trainings for the reviews.  The team ensures that all document productions meet current e-discovery rules as well as the Firm's exacting QA and QC standards.  The team provides cost-effective document management in the increasingly complex e-discovery environment in which our clients find themselves.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Seutter worked on civil litigation and intellectual property matters as well as on white collar litigation matters, including securities arbitration, commercial disputes, and antitrust litigation.  She has taken depositions; drafted winning motions and memoranda; successfully negotiated settlements; drafted demand letters, complaints, written discovery, default judgment papers, notices to restrain assets, and settlement agreements; advised on and conducted investigations and inspections; provided advice in the creation of visual presentations for hearings and trials; and authored and contributed to briefs at the trial and appellate levels, including at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ms. Seutter received her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she served as a student attorney in the Immigrant Rights Clinic, an intern in the Baltimore Immigration Court, an intern with the U.S. Department of State, Abduction and Adoption Units, and an intern with the Congressional Research Service.  She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in French Language and Literature.

Ms. Seutter published three articles as an Assistant Editor of The Affiliate during her tenure as an American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Scholar.

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