Susan Nanes is an attorney with Pond Lehocky LLP, a law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She previously clerked for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Her writing has been published in The Legal Intelligencer, Pennsylvania Law Weekly, The Louisiana Law Review, and Disclaimer Magazine. She attended Barnard College and Louisiana State University's School of Law.
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