Susan L. Barrett


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  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Research Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review, 2016
  • University of Dayton, BA, English, Economics, and Communication, summa cum laude, Dean’s List, 2013
  • Pennsylvania

Executive Committee, Women’s Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania, 2017- present

Executive Board, University of Dayton Alumni Chapter, 2017- present

Mentor, Big Brothers Big Sisters, 2017- present

Mentor, Pitt Law Mentoring Program, 2016- present

Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2016- present

Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2016- present

Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, 2016- present

Susan focuses her practice on corporate and private equity transactions.  She represents public and privately-held companies, private equity funds, and institutional investors across multiple industries in a wide range of transactional matters, including platform and add-on acquisitions, mergers, equity investments, divestitures, recapitalizations, joint ventures, corporate governance, commercial contracts, and general corporate matters.

Susan serves as an executive committee member for the Women’s Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania and as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters. She also holds the CIPP/US credential as a Certified Information Privacy Professional from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).  

Susan received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, magna cum laude, where she was actively involved with the University of Pittsburgh Legal Analysis and Writing Program as a Teaching Assistant, the University of Pittsburgh Law Review as a Research Editor, and the Pennsylvania Superior Court as a Judicial Intern. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton, where she graduated summa cum laude from the University Honors Program.

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Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organization, in its acquisition of Retina Physicians and Surgeons of Dayton, an Ohio-based leading ophthalmology practice with five physicians.

Representation of Tiger Peak Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of VoiceComm, a wholesale wireless accessory distributor.

Representation of Revelstoke Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, in its investment in DataLink Service Fund Solutions, a leading provider of medical software solutions.

Representation of Eye Health America, a full-service eye care practice backed by LLR Partners, in its acquisition of Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare, a prominent eye care service provider in South Carolina.

Representation of a Cleveland-based private equity firm in connection with an equity investment from a Columbus-based private equity firm to fund two acquisitions.

Author, "Debunking the Three Stereotypes of Millennial Lawyers," The Legal Intelligencer, November 30, 2016
Author, McCullen v. Coakley and Dying Buffer Zone Laws, University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol 77, No 2, 2015
Moderator, "Jury Selection Process," Women’s Bar Association of Western PA’s CLE program, June 21, 2018
Moderator, "A Matter of Respect," Women’s Bar Association of Western PA’s CLE program, February 20, 2018
Speaker, "M&A Transactions in the Oil & Gas Industry," Lawline’s webinar, October 13, 2017
Speaker, "Using Social Media in Your Law Practice," Using-Social-Media-Your-Law-Practice, August 27, 2015