Company: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Location: Wilmette, Illinois, United States
Susan Brice, Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in environmental law and litigation.
Ms. Brice always knew she wanted to blend her love of science and biology into law and discovered that environmental law was a way to bring those passions together. Specializing in litigation and environmental law, she attended Northwestern University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science, with distinction, in journalism in 1992. Ms. Brice then earned a JD, cum laude, at Georgetown University in 1995. She is certified to practice law by the Illinois State Bar Association, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh and District Of Columbia Circuits, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Ms. Brice began her career as a partner with Mayer Brown LLP, from 1995 to 2011. Since 2011, she has taken on the role of partner with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, a position she holds presently. Well-versed in the field of environmental law, she is the lead author of “The Use of Genetic Evidence to Defend Against Toxic Tort Claims,” a publication published in the Journal of Intellectual Property and Technology Law. The article aims to demonstrate how genetic and epigenetic biomarkers of cause and effect can be used to fill the gap for defendants in toxic tort cases, which are notoriously challenging. Additionally, Ms. Brice is the co-author of “Fractured US Supreme Court Reins in Army Corps of Engineers’ Wetlands Program” and “Do Environmental Laws Regulate Commerce?”
As a testament to her great success and professional achievements, Ms. Brice was ranked in the Chambers, USA, as well as one of The Best Lawyers in America©. She has also been recognized as an Illinois Leading Lawyer and Illinois Super Lawyer for her work in environmental and product liability defense law. As passionate as ever about science and the environment, Ms. Brice has recently been working on a number of U.S. and U.S. territory-based cases.
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