Combining the focus and creativity of an entrepreneur with the pragmatism and technical expertise of a corporate lawyer; Susan Dawson has devoted her 15+ year legal career to representing local, national and international business clients in matters of corporate and employment law as well as commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.
Susan counsels clients and supervises her attorneys on matters involving complex collection issues, records retention, and litigation readiness issues. Using her in-depth understanding of her client’s business, she is able to provide reasonable and responsible solutions to discovery issues that are tailored to each client’s business needs.
Her willingness to “dive deep” into her clients’ business has earned her a real-world, inside-out understanding of how the right legal counsel solves problems, removes barriers and protects a business’ interests so companies can get back to doing what they do best.
Susan’s clients appreciate her unparalleled acumen for addressing complex issues and responding quickly to matters of urgency.
Whether taking a strategic view of an overall business plan, as she did when she served as temporary in-house counsel for an international client, or focusing on the myriad small details involved in documenting a $9 million commercial loan, Susan understands the importance of being both a nimble problem –solver and thoughtful advisor.
Susan’s recent recognitions and affiliations include: Illinois State Bar Association, Member; Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Member; National Association of Women Lawyers, Member; 2015 Enterprising Women of the Year, Enterprising Women Magazine and 2009 Influential Women in Business, Business Ledger.
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