Susan Harvin Lawhon
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
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Susan Lawhon, Of Counsel in the Houston office, assists clients in wealth transfer planning and administering trusts and estates. Susan also works with clients to create and re-organize entities for corporate and business succession purposes. Susan has experience handling probate and fiduciary litigation and negotiating and preparing family settlement agreements and releases. Susan's twenty-year litigation experience in federal and state courts includes cases involving breach of contract, business torts, consumer law, oil and gas disputes, securities fraud, shareholder oppression, and fiduciary disputes. While practicing in the bankruptcy group, Susan represented or assisted in representing debtors in Chapter 11 cases and creditors in proceedings arising in or related to Chapter 11 cases. She has handled bankruptcy removal and intervention actions, automatic stay litigation, and adversary proceedings.
JD, University of Houston Law Center, 1990
M.Ed, The University of Texas, 1973
AB, Smith College, 1970
While in law school, Susan was Editor-in-Chief of the Houston Journal of International Law. She was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1990, in the Southern District of Texas in 1991 and in the Fifth Circuit in 1993.
- Texas State Bar
- Texas Top Rated Lawyer, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2013 - 2014
- Who's Who in American Law, Marquis