Overview

As a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and based in Virginia, Susan Tahernia is responsible for handling administrative agency charges from investigation to conclusion. She works on client-dedicated service teams, focused on handling charges. She investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, Susan defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information and/or pursues resolution of the charge through formal or informal settlement negotiations.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Subcommittee Chair

Employment and Labor Law Network, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

2018-2019

Employment and Labor Forum Co-Chair

ACC NCR

2018-2019

Recognition

Recognized for Contributions

ELLC, ACC

2011-2018

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Employment and Labor Law for Generalists and New In-House Counsel

ACC Annual Meeting, Austin, TX

2018

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1989
  • B.A., University of Tulsa, 1986summa cum laude

Bar Admission

Virginia
California
Colorado
District of Columbia
Minnesota
Maryland
Pennsylvania

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit