Suzanne Walsh focuses her practice in defense litigation with particular emphasis on product liability claims. She represents manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Suzanne is involved in all phases of the litigation process, and has defended domestic and international clients against allegations of manufacturing and design defects, strict liability and breach of warranty claims. Suzanne has successfully resolved cases through settlement negotiations, pre-trial settlement conferences, as well as mediation.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Suzanne practiced product liability defense in a firm in White Plains, New York. Before that, she began her practice representing clients in real estate matters at a New York firm where she also worked as a paralegal prior to law school.

Suzanne's law school accomplishments include having been a recipient of the Trustee Scholarship. She participated in the VIS International Arbitration Moot Court in Vienna, Austria, and was an International Associate for the Center for International Law.

Suzanne devotes a portion of her practice to the Safe Passage Project where she is a volunteer attorney providing pro bono counsel for undocumented children facing deportation.


  • Co-Presenter, "Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls: Law Firm Survival During (and After) the (COVID-19) Pandemic," Practising Law Institute, Webinar, January 3, 2021; November 30, 2020

Community/Civic Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney with the Safe Passage Project
  • Volunteer for various projects with New York Cares

Service Areas

J.D., New York Law School, 2011

B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 2006