The Management Labor & Employment Firm

Our Offices

Miami 305.445.7801
Orlando 407.571.2152
Tallahassee 850.561.3503
Tampa 813.251.1210

Susan Potter Norton

Shareholder

Miami Office
121 Majorca Avenue
Suite 300
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Phone: 305.445.7801
Fax: 305.442.1578
snorton@anblaw.com

Professional Experience

  • Over 40 years of practice in Labor and Employment Law
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law

 

Publications

  • Co-Chief Editor (Management), ABA’s Section of Litigation Model Jury Instructions for Employment Litigation (Second Edition 2005)

 

Professional Recognition and Associations

  • Commissioner President's Veterans Legal Services Initiative (ABA) (2016-2017)
  • Co-Chair Professional Development for ABA's Section of Litigation (2016 to date)
  • Co-Chair Sound Advice: ABA's Section of Litigation (2012-2016)
  • Co-Chair, ABA’s Section of Litigation Annual Meeting (2011)
  • Participant, Telling Your Story at Trial: Direct and Cross-Examination of Witnesses ABA’s Section of Litigation Annual Conference (2009)
  • Co-Chair, ABA’s Section of Litigation Military Pro Bono Task Force (2007 – 2009)
  • Co-Chair (Miami), ABA’s Section of Litigation Minority Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (2007 to date)
  • Co-Chair, ABA's Section of Litigation Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2004 to 2007)
  • Co-Chair, ABA’s Section of Litigation Labor and Employment Committee (2001 – 2004)
  • Panelist, Advanced Techniques of Direct and Cross Examination ABA's Annual Meeting (2003)
  • Moderator, Juror's Attitudes and Perceptions in a Time of Crisis; trying cases after September 11 and the Enron Collapse ABA’s Annual Meeting (2002)

 

Community Involvement

  • Executive Committee, United Way Miami Dade (2013 to 2015) (2017 continuing)
  • United Way Board (2013 to date)
  • President, of the Orange Bowl Committee (2002) (first female)
  • Member Executive Committee, Super Bowl Host Committees (1995 & 1999)
  • Co-Chair, United Way Campaign for United Way of Miami-Dade (a 23% increase, the most successful in the country) (1998)
  • Chair, Florida Chamber's Human Resources Council (1997 – 1999)
  • Chair, Dade County, Florida Philharmonic Orchestra (1996-1998)
  • Chair, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (1995-1996)
  • International Women’s Forum (IWF) (2004 to date)

 

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
  • Top Attorneys in in Florida (2012)
  • Top Lawyers in South Florida
  • Top Lawyer in Labor and Employment
  • Leading Florida Attorney (2000 to date)
  • Best Lawyer in America (2000 to date)
  • Florida’s Top Lawyers (2001 to date)
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Salute to Miami Leaders (Legal/Law) (2008)
  • Red Cross Spectrum Awards for Women (2001)
  • Selected by the Secretary of Defense to attend the Defense Department's Joint Civilian Orientation (JCOC)(1999)
  • Recipient of the Anti-Defamation League's Americanism Award (1995)
  • Woman of Distinction Award from South Florida Magazine (1993)
  • William Colson Leadership Award (1992)

 

Other

  • Court TV Morning: Sirus Radio Legal Dream Team

 

Education

  • Florida State University, cum laude (M.B.A. and J.D, 1975)
  • Florida State University, (B.A. 1972)

 

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