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Susan White Named Fellow of Construction Lawyers Society of America

May 1, 2019

Benesch is pleased to announce that Susan M. White has been selected as an Associate Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA).

The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields. Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels. Lawyers nominated or selected may be in any discipline in the construction law arena, including contract specialization, negotiations, litigation, arbitration, appellate and/or surety law, but who have in addition superior ethical reputations. The CLSA seeks a high level of diversity in its selection process. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized advanced status among their peers. The CLSA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly and advanced exchange of ideas in all practices related to the specialty.

Susan is an associate in Benesch’s Construction Group. A 2007 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, Susan received her Juris Doctor degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2010. An experienced attorney and litigator, Susan represents clients in both federal and state courts throughout the United States. Her practice spans all facets of the construction industry representing subcontractors, contractors, suppliers, sureties and project owners in contract negotiations, project management, and litigation matters.

Susan is active in the Junior League of Cleveland, where she currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors.