Susan S. Brewer
Chief Executive Officer
(304) 598-8103
Office: Morgantown
J.D. George Mason University
A.B. Duke University
Licensure: VA | WV
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For over 33 years, Susan Brewer has focused her practice in the area of litigation, with a particular concentration on professional liability. She has tried over 100 jury and non-jury cases in state and federal courts, and has been involved in appellate proceedings before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals. Since 2009, she has served as CEO of the firm.

Work Experience

1980 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Key Experience

Tried significant damages cases involving alleged birth injuries/cerebral palsy and quadriplegia
Litigated and managed numerous complex legal malpractice actions
Regularly advises hospitals and health care providers on all levels of risk management and loss prevention concerns

Memberships & Awards

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (State Chair, 2003-2006)
Justitia Officium Award, WVU College of Law 2013
The State Journal, One of WV's Top 10 Most Influential Leaders 2012
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers® 2011, 2013 Morgantown Lawyer of the Year
Super Lawyers®
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
U.S. Magistrate Selection Panel (2013, 2008, 1998)
American Board of Trial Advocates (Educational Chair, 2000-2001)
ACTL Representative/Sponsor, West Virginia Invitational Trial Competition, WVU College of Law