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About Suzanne Alenick

Suzanne is the Professional Responsibility Legal Advisor for Freshfields’ US Offices, providing general oversight and advise to attorneys worldwide on all forms of licensure in State and Federal courts, and requirements for remaining in good standing. Her expertise in the realm of Professional Responsibility is based on extensive experience overseeing key risk management departments, including the Managing Attorney’s Office, at the Director level at major international law firms.

Suzanne’s tenure as a Managing Attorney prior to joining Freshfields enabled her to create and manage Freshfields’ first ever Managing Attorney’s Office for more than a decade. This experience further enhanced her expertise in the realm of civil procedure which enables Suzanne to continue providing litigation guidance as a core aspect of her present role.

Suzanne is a long-standing member of Freshfields’ Pro Bono Committee. She participates in many pro bono litigations, principally in the realm of Family Law.


  • 1989 Attorney-at-law, Washington D.C.
  • 1987 Attorney-at-law, New York
  • 1984 - 1987 New York University School of Law
  • 1980 - 1984 Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut