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Susan K. Tvrdy

Associate / Boston

Overview

Susan K. Tvrdy is an associate in Nutter’s Litigation Department. She works with clients primarily in the areas of product liability, commercial, and employment litigation. Clients rely on Susan to assist them with each phase of litigation in both state and federal courts, from responsive pleadings and discovery through dispositive motions and trial preparation, and in preparing appeals.  

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Notable Experience and Client Impact

  • Member of defense team representing a major manufacturer of artificial joints in multidistrict litigation
  • Represent a software and services provider in a breach of contract claim
  • Defend a medical device company in distributor termination lawsuit
  • Successfully defended an employer in arbitration against a claim of wrongful termination
  • Prepared briefs and motions in appeals to the New Hampshire Supreme Court, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and Environmental Board of Appeals

Susan has an active pro bono practice. She serves as an advocate for juveniles in United States Immigration Court, supervises summer associates representing clients before the Department of Unemployment Assistance, and volunteers at the Massachusetts Court of Appeal’s Civil Appeals Clinic.

Prior to law school, Susan served as a legislative aide in the United States Senate, where she advised two United States Senators on health care, labor, education, and Native American affairs.  Prior to joining Nutter, Susan clerked for the Honorable Danya Dayson of the Superior Court for the District of Columbia, and served as a Dillard Fellow at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Education & Admissions

Education

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.

Creighton University, B.A., summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Before Nutter

Prior to joining Nutter, Susan clerked for the Honorable Danya Dayson of the Superior Court for the District of Columbia, and served as a Dillard Fellow at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Noteworthy

  • Member of defense team representing a major manufacturer of artificial joints in multidistrict litigation
  • Represent a software and services provider in a breach of contract claim
  • Defend a medical device company in distributor termination lawsuit
  • Successfully defended an employer in arbitration against a claim of wrongful termination
  • Prepared briefs in appeals to the New Hampshire Supreme Court, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and Environmental Board of Appeals
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