Susan L. Joplin

Practice Area Attorney

Susan’s practice focuses on complex business litigation, with a specialization in eDiscovery. She has experience in a broad spectrum of matters, including shareholder, patent, antitrust, pharmaceutical, securities, trade secret and sub-prime lending litigation.

Education & Admissions


  • Miami University

    (B.A., 1984)

  • Bowling Green State University

    (M.A., 1987)

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

    (J.D., 1994)


  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio


  • Managed all aspects of trial preparation including discovery, motion practice, depositions, witness preparation and settlement conferences.
  • Participated in mediations, jury and bench trials, and served as an arbitrator at the Common Pleas level.
  • Provided legal services for surety/bonding business in process of winding down its operations.
  • Successfully defended federal RICO claims against company and its principals.



  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association