Susan E. B. Cook is a member of the Woods Rogers Business and Corporate Law, Emerging Growth, Intellectual Property and Trusts and Estates sections, where she concentrates on contract drafting and negotiation, corporate formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions and trademark filings and enforcement.
Sue’s trusts and estates practice includes the drafting of wills and trust agreements as well as personal planning items such as medical directives and powers of attorney. A native of Chesapeake, Va., Sue graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Virginia Tech with a double major in Philosophy and Psychology.
While at Virginia Tech, Sue served as the Vice Chair of the Commission on Student Affairs, President of the Panhellenic Council, and received the A. Alan Baird Award for her outstanding leadership to the residential life community.
She received her law degree from William & Mary Law School, where she was a member of the Journal for Women and the Law, a teaching assistant for a first-year doctrinal course, and the recipient of the T.C. Clarke Law Fellowship, a scholarship award based on collegiate and professional achievements made prior to entering law school.
In addition, Sue volunteered as an elementary school America Reads tutor, served as the Student Bar Association Community Service Chair and participated in the Federal Tax Clinic, Elder Law Clinic, Domestic Violence Clinic, and Family Law Clinic, representing clients who lacked the means to obtain representation elsewhere.
Sue began her career at Woods Rogers as a summer associate in 2015 and returned to the firm as an associate in 2016. Prior to joining Woods Rogers, and while in law school, Sue had the privilege to intern for the Honorable David J. Novak, U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, as well as serve as the pro se judicial intern for the Eastern District of Virginia.
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