Susan D. Sutton

Financial Director


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In Susan’s role as Patterson Thuente IP’s Financial Director, she collaborates with firm officers to effectively manage various aspects of the business and financial operations of the firm. Her focus is to guide the firm in making fiscally-sound business decisions.   Susan also works with firm attorneys and clients to identify and implement creative approaches to meeting clients’ needs with respect to alternative fee arrangements, effective cost management and other solutions to address specific client situations.   A member of the Patterson Thuente team since 1992, Susan has more than 25 years of experience in financial and administrative operations.

Memberships

Association of Legal Administrators Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALAMN), Intellectual Property Special Interest Group co-chair

Community Involvement

Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease Foundation, president and founder

Education

University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management, B.S., Business Administration (Accounting focus)

Susan D. Sutton 612.349.5764 sutton@ptslaw.com