Susan L. Dawson, Partner
Susan L. Dawson earned her Juris Doctorate from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2000, with a concentration in corporate/business law and taxation.
Licensed in Illinois since 2000, Susan has made it her career to represent businesses, business owners, entrepreneurs and employees. She has a wide range of experience, having worked with clients on the local, national and international levels. Susan delivers a commitment to service which surpasses clients' expectations, meeting tight deadlines and responding to pressing matters as they arise.
Susan is also heavily involved in the community, dedicating significant time and effort to supporting a number of non-profit entities in and around the Northwest Suburbs.
Village of Arlington Heights Planning Commission, Commissioner 2008 to Present
Northwest Suburban United Way, Legal Counsel
Northwest Suburban United Way Women's Leadership Council Member, 2010 to present
Buzz A Philanthropic Organization for Dedicated Professionals, Founder, Director
Village of Arlington Heights Housing Commission, Commissioner 2002 to 2007, Chair, 2007 to 2008
Metropolis Theater Steering Committee, Member
NAWBO Chicago, Member 2009 to 2010
Arlington Heights Rotary (noon club) Member, 2007 to 2010
Professional Speaking Engagements
The Social Media Phenomenon: What every employer should know, Northwest Suburban Bar Association, September, 2010
Asset Protection Strategies, Northwest Suburban Bar Association, March, 2010
Workers Compensation from an Employment Law Perspective, Stateline SHRM, May 2010
Employment Practices: The process of workforce reduction, DS&P Insurance Services, April 2009
Employee Classification: Company Employee or 1099?, Cornerstone ____, April, 2008
Preparing for the No Match Rule, ADP Best Practices in Managing Compliance Issues, Nov, 2007
Corporation or LLC, a practical guide to these entities, Northwest Suburban Bar Ass'n, Oct., 2007
Starting A Business, repetitive course, District 214 Community Education