Susan J. Walsh

Susan J. Walsh

New York, New York

Susan J. Walsh has more than 20 years of trial and appellate experience as a criminal defense attorney, defending clients in matters that range from white collar fraud, to murder and narcotics conspiracies. Particularly since joining Vladeck Raskin & Clark, P.C., Susan has expanded her practice to include employment law, utilizing her trial skills and her ability to resolve complex disputes in employment negotiations and employment discrimination cases. Susan earned her law degree from George Washington University School of law and has been honored as a "Super Lawyer". Susan has been an adjunct professor of law in advanced criminal trial advocacy at the New York Law School since 2005.

In 2019, Susan was appointed to serve as the Second Circuit Representative to the Practitioners Advisory Group of the United States Sentencing Commission. 

Year Joined Firm

  • 2011

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Security Fraud Allegations
  • Racketeering
  • Money-Laundering
  • Murder
  • Narcotics
  • Larceny
  • DWI
  • Corruption Charges

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Honors: Honors Graduate
    • Law Journal: International Law Journal
  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
    • B.A. cum laude


  • Adjunct Professor of Law in Advance Criminal Trial Advocacy, New York Law School since 2005

Honors and Awards

  • "Super Lawyer" Criminal Defense
  • Named One of Twelve Top Women NY METRO Criminal Defense Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • S.D.N.Y., Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney
  • New York State Criminal Defense Association, Board of Directors
  • Task Force on Federal Indigent Defense, NACDL, Member, 2014
  • Executive Committee NY State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Member
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Past Board Member and Officer
  • Irish American Bar Association of New York