Susan Pew is an Associate in the firm’s Construction Practice Group. Susan assists clients in a variety of construction law matters, including contract disputes and lien law actions.
Susan graduated in the top 20% of her class from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. At Hofstra Law, Susan was a staff member on the Moot Court Board after competing and finishing as a quarter-finalist in their intramural Moot Court Competition. Susan also participated in a variety of experiential learning placements, such as Hofstra’s Pro Se Legal Assistance Program, where she worked directly with pro se litigants, helping them navigate and understand the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure out of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Susan was also chosen to be a part of the highly selective New York Pro Bono Scholars Program. There, she was able to sit for, and later pass, the New York State bar exam while still in law school. Upon graduation, Susan was awarded the “Gold Award” for completing more than 750 pro bono hours and received the Pro Bono Service Award of Excellence, which is awarded to a graduating student who has excelled in dedication to, and time spent performing pro bono service through the Law School’s student-run organizations.
Prior to joining the firm, Susan briefly worked for a general contracting firm where she assisted in drafting contracts, managing insurance policies, and working with subcontractors on a variety of construction projects.