Santomassimo Davis, LLP welcomes its newest attorneys, Susan Kleiner and Erin Drew. As our firm is growing, we are happy to announce the opening of a new Middlesex County office in Iselin, New Jersey.
Susan Schleck Kleiner
Susan Schleck Kleiner represents businesses and their owners as their Outside General Counsel™ in complex civil, construction, real estate administrative, and employment litigation as well as counseling them in corporate governance, contracts, and compliance. Ms. Kleiner has successfully tried cases to verdict in state and federal courts in construction, employment, and contractual matters. In addition to her extensive litigation experience, Ms. Kleiner spent several years working as the General Counsel of a closely held pharmaceutical and specialty chemical company.
Prior to private practice, Ms. Kleiner served as a law clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice Robert E. Wilentz of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Ms. Kleiner is a devoted volunteer, serving currently as the President to the Wilson House of East Dorset, Vermont, and Vice President of the Shore Thing Theater in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. She is a cast member and regularly performs with two improvisational theater troupes, Comedy Sportz-Jersey Shore and Death by Improv.
Read more in ROI-NJ’s article.
Erin P. Drew
Erin P. Drew is an experienced commercial litigation attorney who has appeared in both federal and state courts. She has defended and prosecuted actions involving contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, construction, Consumer Fraud Act, restrictive covenants, employment, and partnership disputes.
Erin guides her clients through the entire litigation experience from the beginning of a dispute through its resolution, whether that resolution is achieved via a trial, arbitration, or settlement. She also counsels clients on employee terminations, wage and hour issues, employment contracts, employee handbooks and policies.
Prior to law school, Erin was a human resources supervisor in two manufacturing facilities. This frontline experience puts her in a unique position to understand the client’s perspective. She believes that training and prevention are the best ways to serve clients and welcomes the opportunity to counsel clients well before litigation becomes a reality.