Michelle Suskauer was recently named to the Daily Business Review’s list of Top Women in Law for 2017.
Featured in a recent Daily Business Review Q&A article Michelle discusses everything from the best career advice she’s ever received to her favorite way to kill time on a long flight.
Here’s a brief clip:
What’s the most valuable career advice anyone’s ever given you? Make sure you are kind to everyone, especially to courthouse personnel.
If I weren’t a lawyer, I’d be … a network news anchor.
One word people use to describe you: Persistent
What’s your No. 1 survival tip in a work crisis? Stay organized, and make sure you remain calm at all times.
Name a business figure (living or dead) who you’d most like to have dinner with? Sheryl Sandberg
One gadget you can’t live without? My cellphone
What is your favorite way to kill time on a long flight? Using the in-flight Wi-Fi to work, answer emails, access the web and watch movies.
What is your favorite thing about working in the legal industry? Helping individuals and families through very difficult times in their lives
What is your biggest pet peeve about working in the legal industry? Lawyers who fail to communicate with one another. Communication is essential to practicing and few attorneys pick up the phone to speak to each other anymore.