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Bio of Susan Chana Lask

In 1985, Susan Chana Lask started her legal career as a law clerk for the Supreme Court of California handling disciplinary actions against unethical attorneys. Now she is New York's high powered, high profile attorney Susan Chana Lask is New York's High Powered Attorneywho reached the highest honor by litigating before the U.S. Supreme Court. Her high net worth clients include entertainment icons, athletes, surgeons, judges, lawyers and business professionals who trust her with their valued cases. Susan's professional ethics and her leadership in filing complex cases that change history resulted in various State and Federal offices requesting her legal expertise, including New York District Attorneys, Disciplinary Departments, Attorney Generals and the United States Attorney Department of Justice.

New York Attorney Susan Chana Lask on Business NewsIn the late 80's she worked with New York's finest law firms, including Kramer Levin Nessen Kamin & Frankel and Rivkin Radler Dunne & Bayh, handling multimillion dollar environmental litigation and corporate and commercial lega cases nationwide. She was counsel to and an investigator for Lloyd's of London, investigating international maritime mutli-million to billion dollar thefts.  Her work led to multi-million dollar awards.  Susan is a sophisticated litigator of cases nationwide, handling a variety of legal issues in State and Federal courts in civil rights, divorce, child custody, legal malpractice, criminal defense and more that gives her experience and strength over most attorneys.

With over 26 years experience, some of Susan's achievements are:

  • First attorney to win United States Supreme Court grant to hear her Prison Strip Search Civil Rights case, 2011
  • Only attorney brave enough to file a Federal action against New York's infamous Steven Baum Foreclsoure Mill and shut it down, 2010
  • Only attorney brave enough to file a Petition to the United States Supreme Court to hear her  Civil Rights case when attorneys nationwide refused to file, 2010 
  • Only Attorney courageous enough to file Ambien Class Action resulting in an FDA order changing warnings exactly as Ms. Lask demanded, 2006-2007
  • United States Supreme Court admission 2005
  • Named "high-powered attorney" and "High Profile Divorce and Family Law Attorney" in the media, 2003, 2008 to present
  • Won first Certified Strip Search Class Action against two New Jersey County Jails, 2008
  • Won first Summary Judgment decision against blanket strip searches against two New Jersey County Jails, 2009
  • Invited speaker for New York University's Undergraduate Law Society, 2008-2010
  • Invited speaker for Stanford Law School's Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, 2011
  • Hero Award from the Mayor of Edgewater, NJ for saving the lives of 2 people from a burning car, 1994
  • Appointed by the State of New York in a quasi-judicial position to hear and decide cases for the mentally handicapped, 1993
  • National Association of Arbitrators member
  • Arbitrator at the New York City Civil Court, decided cases and conducted trials, from airline negligence to legal malpractice
  • Invited Judge for New York University and Yale Law School's Moot Court nationwide competitions, 2006-present
  • Published Continuing Education Course on Class Actions for attorneys nationwide, certified by the State of New York, 2009
  • Accredited CLE lecturer and author by the State of New York, 2009
  • Attended Temple University Law School and Tel Aviv University's comparative constitutional and international law programs during Middle East War, and met with Knesset members  1983-1984
  • Achieved a B.A. in psychology and a Masters in Literature and Humanities in accelerated programs, graduating one year early in both programs
  • Has published decisions in State, Federal and Appellate Courts making new laws for legal rights