Susan M. Dean is a partner in our Philadelphia office. She concentrates her law practice in the areas of environmental, toxic and mass torts, products and professional liability and commercial litigation matters.
Ms. Dean has represented major petrochemical companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and owners of contaminated properties on environmental obligations and liabilities. She defends her clients from claims by third parties for property damages, diminution of property value, loss of use, trespass, personal injury and medical monitoring.
Ms. Dean has experience defending clients in environmental and leaking underground storage tank (LUST) class actions. She works directly with regulators, consultants, remedial contractors and clients to develop and implement best practices for cost effective remediation and no-further-action determinations. She is an active participant in the methyl tertiary butyl ether product liability cases (MTBE) consolidated multi-district litigation (MDL).
Ms. Dean received her law degree in 1994 from the Widener University School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in 1989. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Widener University School of Law (J.D., 1994)
Rutgers University (B.A., 1989)
American Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association